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os·te·op·a·thy

(ŏs′tē-ŏp′ə-thē)
n.
1. A system of medicine that involves palpation and noninvasive manipulation of the musculoskeletal system in the diagnosis and treatment of physical dysfunction, in conjunction with other medical, surgical, pharmacological, and therapeutic procedures, aimed at restoring physical function and promoting the body's ability to heal itself.
2. A system of manual therapeutic techniques aimed at restoring physical function and promoting the body's ability to heal itself, performed by a practitioner who is not a licensed physician.

os′te·o·path′ic (-ə-păth′ĭk) adj.
os′te·o·path′i·cal·ly adv.
Translations
ostéopathique

osteopathic

adj osteopático
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