alternative medicine

noun

Definition of alternative medicine

:any of various systems of healing or treating disease (such as chiropractic, homeopathy, or faith healing) not included in the traditional medical curricula of the U.S. and Britain

First Known Use of alternative medicine

1972


Medical Dictionary

alternative medicine

noun

medical Definition of alternative medicine

:any of various systems of healing or treating disease (as homeopathy, chiropractic, naturopathy, Ayurveda, or faith healing) that are not included in the traditional curricula taught in medical schools of the United States and Britain

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