chiropractor


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chi·ro·prac·tic

 (kī′rə-prăk′tĭk)
n.
A system of health care that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and nervous system and their effects on overall health. The method of treatment usually involves manipulation of the spinal column and other body structures.

[chiro- + Greek prāktikos, practical; see practical.]

chi′ro·prac′tic adj.
chi′ro·prac′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chiropractor - a therapist who practices chiropracticchiropractor - a therapist who practices chiropractic
healer, therapist - a person skilled in a particular type of therapy
Translations

chiropractor

[ˈkaɪrəʊˌpræktəʳ] Nquiropráctico m

chiropractor

[ˈkaɪərəpræktər] nchiropracteur/trice m/f

chiropractor

nChiropraktiker(in) m(f)

chiropractor

[ˈkaɪrəˌpræktəʳ] nchiropratico/a

chiropractor

n quiropráctico -ca mf
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