extended family therapy

[ ĭk-stĕndĭd ]

n.

Family therapy that involves family members who are outside the nuclear family but are closely associated with it.

Nearby words

  1. extended,
  2. extended care,
  3. extended complex plane,
  4. extended coverage,
  5. extended family,
  6. extended forecast,
  7. extended metaphor,
  8. extended order,
  9. extended play,
  10. extended radical mastectomy


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