[ ah-yer-vey-duh, -vee- ]
/ ˈɑ yərˌveɪ də, -ˌvi- /
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the ancient Hindu art of medicine and of prolonging life.
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Origin of Ayurveda
<Sanskrit, equivalent to āyur- life, vital power + veda knowledge
OTHER WORDS FROM AyurvedaA·yur·ve·dic, adjective
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How to use Ayurveda in a sentence
The Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine mentions two primary techniques—Gandusha and Kavala Graha.
British Dictionary definitions for Ayurveda
/ (ˈɑːjʊˌveɪdə, -ˌviːdə) /
Hinduism an ancient medical treatise on the art of healing and prolonging life, sometimes regarded as a fifth Veda
Derived forms of AyurvedaAyurvedic, adjective
Word Origin for Ayurveda
from Sanskrit, from āyur life + veda knowledge
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Medical definitions for Ayurveda
[ ī′yər-vā′də, -vē′- ]
The ancient Hindu science of health and medicine.
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