[ nuh-prap-uh-thee ]
/ nəˈpræp ə θi /


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.

Origin of naprapathy

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

Related forms

nap·ra·path [nap-ruh-path] /ˈnæp rəˌpæθ/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019