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chiropractic

in reference to the curing of diseases by manipulation of the spine or other bodily structures, coined in American English, 1898 (adj.); 1899 (n.), from chiro- "hand" + praktikos "practical" (see practical), the whole of it loosely meant as "done by hand."

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Definitions of chiropractic

chiropractic (n.)
a method of treatment that manipulates body structures (especially the spine) to relieve low back pain or even headache or high blood pressure;
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