integrative

adjective
in·​te·​gra·​tive | \ ˈin-tə-ˌgrā-tiv How to pronounce integrative (audio) \

Definition of integrative

: serving to integrate or favoring integration : directed toward integration the integrative powers of the human imagination— J. A. McPherson

Examples of integrative in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But eventually, an integrative medical doctor diagnosed her with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, which can be triggered by overexposure to chemicals or — like in Andi’s case — trauma. Alden Wicker, Harper's BAZAAR, "Just How Harmful are the Chemicals in Your Clothes?," 16 Oct. 2020 Well Instagram that for the designer turned integrative nutritionist, beauty starts from within. Zoe Ruffner, Vogue, "Holistic Nutritionist Daphne Javitch Buys This Pregnancy-Safe Body Oil in Bulk," 13 Oct. 2020 In integrative medicine, Reiki is a specific form of energy healing. Molly Longman, refinery29.com, "I Want Lili Reinhart To Be My Reiki Master," 29 Sep. 2020 In integrative medicine, Reiki is a specific form of energy healing. Molly Longman, refinery29.com, "I Want Lili Reinhart To Be My Reiki Master," 29 Sep. 2020 That’s why a pair of comfy sweatpants is so crucial for new moms, says Cassie Shortsleeve, an integrative health coach who specializes in maternal health and the founder of Dear Sunday, an online platform that helps women adjust to motherhood. Irina Gonzalez, Glamour, "11 Postpartum Recovery Items Every Mom Needs," 28 Sep. 2020 In integrative medicine, Reiki is a specific form of energy healing. Molly Longman, refinery29.com, "I Want Lili Reinhart To Be My Reiki Master," 27 Sep. 2020 Wrapped in a shawl against the wind, the professor records a four-minute welcome video for the freshmen and sophomores who will enroll in her integrative biology 35AC class. Nanette Asimov, SFChronicle.com, "As classes begin at UC Berkeley, students look for normal in an abnormal year," 26 Aug. 2020 Or ask your doctor about a supplement, says Erica Song, MD, an integrative gynecologist in Englewood, New Jersey. Leslie Pepper, Better Homes & Gardens, "Decoding Your Hormones: How to Navigate Your Body's Changes as You Age," 30 June 2020

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First Known Use of integrative

1862, in the meaning defined above

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“Integrative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/integrative. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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integrative

adjective
in·​te·​gra·​tive | \ ˈint-ə-ˌgrāt-iv How to pronounce integrative (audio) \

Medical Definition of integrative

: tending to integrate the integrative action of the nervous system

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