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na·tur·op·a·thy

 (nā′chə-rŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. na·tur·op·a·thies
A system of therapy that avoids drugs and surgery and relies on natural remedies, such as diet, exercise, and massage, to treat and prevent illness.


na′tur·o·path′ (nā′chər-ə-păth′, nə-cho͝or′-) n.
na′tur·o·path′ic (nā′chər-ə-păth′ĭk, nə-cho͝or′-) adj.

naturopathy

(ˌneɪtʃəˈrɒpəθɪ)
n
(Complementary Medicine) a method of treating disorders, involving the use of herbs and other naturally grown foods, sunlight, fresh air, etc. Also called: nature cure
naturopath n
naturopathic adj

na•tur•op•a•thy

(ˌneɪ tʃəˈrɒp ə θi, ˌnætʃ ə-)

n.
a method of treating disease that employs no surgery or synthetic drugs but uses fasting, special diets, massage, etc., to assist the natural healing processes.
[1900–05]
na′tur•o•path` (-əˌpæθ) n.
na`tur•o•path′ic, adj.

naturopathism, naturopathy

a method of treating disease using food, exercise, heat, etc. to assist the natural healing process. — naturopath, n.naturopathic, adj.
See also: Remedies

naturopathy

A system which aims to treat the underlying cause of illness by encouraging the body to cure itself.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.naturopathy - a method of treating disease using food and exercise and heat to assist the natural healing process
treatment, intervention - care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
Translations

naturopathy

[ˌneɪtʃəˈrɒpəθɪ] Nnaturopatía f

nat·ur·op·a·thy

n. naturopatía, tratamiento terapéutico por medio de recursos naturales.

naturopathy

n medicina naturista, naturopatía
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