osteopath

[ os-tee-uh-path ]
/ ˈɒs ti əˌpæθ /

noun

a physician who specializes in osteopathy, practicing in all fields of medicine, particularly trained in preventive treatments and in assessing a patient’s well-being as a function of mind, body, and spirit: outside of the U.S., an osteopath is not necessarily a licensed physician.

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Sometimes os·te·op·a·thist [os-tee-op-uh-thist]. /ˌɒs tiˈɒp ə θɪst/.
Also called os·te·o·path·ic phy·si·cian .

Origin of osteopath

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900; back formation from osteopathy
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British Dictionary definitions for osteopath

osteopath

less commonly osteopathist (ˌɒstɪˈɒpəθɪst)

/ (ˈɒstɪəˌpæθ) /

noun

a person who practises osteopathy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for osteopath

osteopath
[ ŏstē-ə-păth′ ]

n.

A physician practicing osteopathy.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.