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osteopath

[ os-tee-uh-path ]
/ 藞蓲s ti 蓹藢p忙胃 /
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noun
a physician who specializes in osteopathy, practicing in all fields of medicine, particularly trained in preventive treatments and in assessing a patient鈥檚 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路te路op路a路thist [os-tee-op-uh-thist]. /藢蓲s ti藞蓲p 蓹 胃瑟st/.
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Origin of osteopath

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

osteopath

less commonly osteopathist (藢蓲st瑟藞蓲p蓹胃瑟st)

/ (藞蓲st瑟蓹藢p忙胃) /

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