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os·te·o·path

(ŏs′tē-ə-păth′) also os·te·op·a·thist (ŏs′tē-ŏp′ə-thĭst)
n.
1. In the United Kingdom and some other countries, a skilled practitioner of osteopathic manual techniques who is not a physician.
2. Usage Problem A licensed physician trained in a school of osteopathic medicine. Not in technical use.
Usage Note: Unlike the therapeutic professionals called osteopaths in other countries, practitioners of osteopathic medicine in the United States are licensed physicians. The use of the term osteopath to refer to such a practitioner is thus incorrect. The term osteopathic physician is preferred.

osteopath

(ˈɒstɪəˌpæθ) or less commonly

osteopathist

n
(Medicine) a person who practises osteopathy

os•te•o•path

(ˈɒs ti əˌpæθ)

also os•te•op•a•thist

(ˌɒs tiˈɒp ə θɪst)

n.
a practitioner of osteopathy.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.osteopath - a therapist who manipulates the skeleton and muscles
healer, therapist - a person skilled in a particular type of therapy
Translations

osteopath

[ˈɒstɪəpæθ] Nosteópata mf

osteopath

[ˈɒstiəpæθ] nostéopathe m/f

osteopath

nOsteopath(in) m(f)

osteopath

[ˈɒstɪəpæθ] nchiroterapista m/f

os·te·o·path

n. osteópata, especialista en osteopatía.

osteopath

n osteópata mf, médico -ca mf especializado en osteopatía
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