complementary medicine

noun

Definition of complementary medicine

  1. :  any of the practices (as acupuncture) of alternative medicine accepted and utilized by mainstream medical practitioners; also :  alternative medicine

1982

First Known Use of complementary medicine

1982


Medical Dictionary

complementary medicine

noun

Medical Definition of complementary medicine

  1. :  any of the practices (as acupuncture) of alternative medicine accepted and utilized by mainstream medical practitioners; also :  alternative medicine


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