holistic medicine

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holistic medicine

An approach to medical care that emphasizes the study of all aspects of a person's health, including physical, psychological, social, economic, and cultural factors.
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Noun1.holistic medicine - medical care of the whole person considered as subject to personal and social as well as organic factorsholistic medicine - medical care of the whole person considered as subject to personal and social as well as organic factors; "holistic medicine treats the mind as well as the body"
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
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ho·lis·tic med·i·cine

n. medicina holística, sistema médico que considera al ser humano integrado como una unidad funcional.
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