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osteopath

[os-tee-uh-path] /ˈɒs ti əˌpæθ/
noun
1.
a physician who practices osteopathy.
Also, osteopathist
[os-tee-op-uh-thist] /ˌɒs tiˈɒp ə θɪst/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism; back formation from osteopathy
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  • It takes the eye of an osteopath to diagnose the afflictions and affections of the dinosaur world.
British Dictionary definitions for osteopath

osteopath

/ˈɒstɪəˌpæθ/
noun
1.
a person who practises osteopathy
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Word Origin and History for osteopath
n.

1897, back-formation from osteopathy.

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osteopath in Medicine

osteopath os·te·o·path (ŏs'tē-ə-pāth') or os·te·op·a·thist (ŏs'tē-ŏp'ə-thĭst)
n.
A physician practicing osteopathy.

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