[ hoh-lis-tik ]
/ hoʊˈlɪs tɪk /
incorporating the concept of holism, or the idea that the whole is more than merely the sum of its parts, in theory or practice: holistic psychology.
Medicine/Medical. identifying with principles of holism in a system of therapeutics, especially one considered outside the mainstream of scientific medicine, as naturopathy or chiropractic, and often involving nutritional measures: holistic medicine.
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OTHER WORDS FROM holisticho·lis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH holisticholistic wholistic
Words nearby holistic
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British Dictionary definitions for holistically
/ (həʊˈlɪstɪk) /
of or relating to a doctrine of holism
of or relating to the the medical consideration of the complete person, physically and psychologically, in the treatment of a disease
Derived forms of holisticholistically, adverb
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