naprapathy

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noun na·prap·a·thy \nə-ˈpra-pə-thē\

Definition of naprapathy

  1. :  a system of treatment by manipulation of connective tissue and adjoining structures and by dietary measures that is held to facilitate the recuperative and regenerative processes of the body

Origin and Etymology of naprapathy

Czech naprava correction + English -pathy


First Known Use: 1909


Medical Dictionary

naprapathy

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noun na·prap·a·thy \nə-ˈprap-ə-thē\

Medical Definition of naprapathy

plural

naprapathies

  1. :  a system of treatment by manipulation of connective tissue and adjoining structures (as ligaments, joints, and muscles) and by dietary measures that is held to facilitate the recuperative and regenerative processes of the body


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