osteopathist

osteopath

[os-tee-uh-path]
noun
a physician who practices osteopathy.
Also, osteopathist [os-tee-op-uh-thist] .


Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism; back formation from osteopathy

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osteopath or (less commonly) osteopathist (ˈɒstɪəˌpæθ, ˌɒstɪˈɒpəθɪst)
 
n
a person who practises osteopathy
 
osteopathist or (less commonly) osteopathist
 
n

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osteopath
1897, from osteo- + -path.
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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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