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

  • n. A physician who practices osteopathy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A physician who practices osteopathy by manipulating the skeleton and muscles

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A practitioner of osteopathy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A believer in the treatment of disease by osteopathy; specifically, one who professes to cure disease by that method.

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

  • n. a therapist who manipulates the skeleton and muscles

Etymologies

osteo- + -path (Wiktionary)

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  • "therapist who manipulates body structure" --Dictionary.com

    February 11, 2009