Word of the DayTuesday, February 10, 2009
\OS-tee-uh-path\ , noun;
a practitioner specializing in treatment chiefly by manipulation of the bones and muscles
An osteopath considers that the structure and functions of the body are interdependent and any structural deformity may lead to functional breakdown.
by 1896, Americanism, back formation of osteopathy (osteo- "bone")
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