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Related to integrative: Integrative Medicine, Integrative Psychotherapy


1. Of or relating to integration.
2. Tending or serving to integrate.
3. Relating to a multidisciplinary, holistic approach to medicine that combines conventional treatments with alternative therapies such as homeopathy or naturopathy.

in′te·gra′tive·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.integrative - combining and coordinating diverse elements into a whole
collective - forming a whole or aggregate
combinative, combinatory - marked by or relating to or resulting from combination
integrated - not segregated; designated as available to all races or groups; "integrated schools"
disintegrative - tending to cause breakup into constituent elements or parts
2.integrative - tending to consolidate
centralising, centralizing - tending to draw to a central point
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