[ney-chuh-rop-uh-thee, nach-uh-]
a system or method of treating disease that employs no surgery or synthetic drugs but uses special diets, herbs, vitamins, massage, etc., to assist the natural healing processes.

1900–05; nature + -o- + -pathy

naturopath [ney-cher-uh-path, nach-er-] , noun
naturopathic, adjective Unabridged
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naturopathy (ˌneɪtʃəˈrɒpəθɪ)
Also called: nature cure a method of treating disorders, involving the use of herbs and other naturally grown foods, sunlight, fresh air, etc

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naturopathy na·tur·op·a·thy (nā'chə-rŏp'ə-thē)
A system of therapeutics in which neither surgical nor medicinal agents are used, with dependence being placed only on natural remedies.

na'tur·o·path' (nā'chər-ə-pāth', nə-chur'-) n.
na'tur·o·path'ic adj.
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Example sentences
None of you still will say you'll see a naturopath or homeopath if you have a
  serious medical condition.
Do not trust what a homeopath or naturopath tells you.
However, it remains unclear to the committee who is a naturopath or what makes
  one a naturopath.
Every licensed naturopath must renew their certificate of registration on or
  before the renewal date.
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