chiropractor
chiropractor chiropractor n. a therapist who practics chiropractic. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • chiropractor — 1904, agent noun in Latin form from CHIROPRACTIC (Cf. chiropractic) (q.v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Chiropractor — A Chiropractor, according to the Association of Chiropractic Colleges [1], focuses on the relationship between the body s main structures – the skeleton, the muscles and the nerves – and the patient s health. Chiropractors believe that health can …   Wikipedia

  • chiropractor — ⇒CHIROPRACTEUR, CHIROPRACTOR, subst. masc. MÉD. Praticien qui soigne par des manipulations et autres traitements mécaniques effectués sur certaines parties du corps, principalement la colonne vertébrale (cf. QUENEAU, Loin de Rueil, 1944, p. 141)  …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • chiropractor — UK [ˈkaɪrəʊˌpræktə(r)] / US [ˈkaɪrəˌpræktər] noun [countable] Word forms chiropractor : singular chiropractor plural chiropractors someone whose job is to treat illnesses by pressing on bones in the body, especially the spine (= bones in the… …   English dictionary

  • chiropractor — [[t]ka͟ɪ͟ərəpræktə(r)[/t]] chiropractors N COUNT A chiropractor is a person who treats injuries by chiropractic …   English dictionary

  • chiropractor — chiropractic ► NOUN ▪ a system of complementary medicine based on the manipulative treatment of misalignments of the joints, especially those of the spinal column. DERIVATIVES chiropractor noun. ORIGIN from Greek kheir hand + praktikos practical …   English terms dictionary

  • chiropractor — noun see chiropractic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chiropractor — /kuy reuh prak teuhr/, n. one whose occupation is the practice of chiropractic. [1900 05; CHIROPRACT(IC) + OR2, as if a L noun with TOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • chiropractor — noun /ˈkaɪ.ɹəˌpɹæk.tə(ɹ)/ A health care practitioner who specializes in chiropractic, the hands on or hand held instrumental movement of the bone structure of the body to improve the function of the joints and/or nervous system. See Also:… …   Wiktionary

  • Chiropractor — Someone who practices chiropractic. Chiropractic defined as a system of diagnosis and treatment that is based upon the concept that the nervous system coordinates all of the body’s functions and holds that disease results from a lack of normal… …   Medical dictionary

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