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naprapathy

[nuh-prap-uh-thee] /nəˈpræp ə θi/
noun
1.
a system or method of treating disease that employs no medications but uses manipulation of muscles, joints, ligaments, etc., to stimulate the natural healing process.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; < Czech nápra(va) correction + -pathy
Related forms
naprapath
[nap-ruh-path] /ˈnæp rəˌpæθ/ (Show IPA),
noun
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