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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A system of therapy that relies on natural remedies, such as sunlight supplemented with diet and massage, to treat illness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A system of therapy that avoids drugs and surgery and emphasizes the use of natural remedies (air, water, heat, sunshine) and physical means (massage, electrical treatment) to treat illness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a method of treating disease using food and exercise and heat to assist the natural healing process

Etymologies

natur(e) + -pathy.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From naturo- + -pathy. (Wiktionary)

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