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Related to complementary medicine: holistic medicine, Integrative Medicine
A method of health care that combines the therapies and philosophies of conventional medicine with those of alternative medicines, such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, and biofeedback.
(Complementary Medicine) Also called: alternative medicine the treatment, alleviation, or prevention of disease by such techniques as osteopathy, homeopathy, aromatherapy, and acupuncture, allied with attention to such factors as diet and emotional stability, which can affect a person's wellbeing. See also holism2
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|Noun||1.||complementary medicine - the practice of medicine that combines traditional medicine with alternative medicine|