naprapathy

[ nuh-prap-uh-thee ]
/ nəˈpræp ə θi /

noun

a system or method of treating disease that employs no medications but uses manipulation of muscles, joints, ligaments, etc., to stimulate the natural healing process.

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Origin of naprapathy

1915–20; < Czech nápra(va) correction + -pathy

OTHER WORDS FROM naprapathy

nap·ra·path [nap-ruh-path] /ˈnæp rəˌpæθ/, noun
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