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complementary medicine


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

  • n. A method of health care that combines the therapies and philosophies of conventional medicine with those of alternative medicines, such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, and biofeedback.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. any of several therapies that combine conventional medical practices with those of alternative medicine such as acupuncture or homeopathy

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

  • n. the practice of medicine that combines traditional medicine with alternative medicine


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