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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

osteopath

\OS-tee-uh-path\ , noun;
1.
a practitioner specializing in treatment chiefly by manipulation of the bones and muscles
Quotes:
An osteopath considers that the structure and functions of the body are interdependent and any structural deformity may lead to functional breakdown.
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Origin:
by 1896, Americanism, back formation of osteopathy (osteo- "bone")
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