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yoga

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noun yo·ga \ˈyō-gə\

Medical Definition of yoga

  1. 1 capitalized :  a Hindu theistic philosophy teaching the suppression of all activity of body, mind, and will in order that the self may realize its distinction from them and attain liberation

  2. 2:  a system of physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation derived from Yoga but often practiced independently especially in Western cultures to promote bodily or mental control and well-being—see hatha yoga

  3. yo·gic \-gik\play adjective




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