[hoh-lis-tik] /hoʊˈlɪs tɪk/
incorporating the concept of , or the idea that the whole is more than merely the sum of its parts, in theory or practice:
Medicine/Medical. identifying with principles of holism in a system of therapeutics, especially one considered outside the mainstream of scientific medicine, as naturopathy or chiropractic, and often involving nutritional measures: holistic medicine.
of or relating to a doctrine of holism
of or relating to the the medical consideration of the complete person, physically and psychologically, in the treatment of a disease
1939, from holism + -istic. Holistic medicine is first attested 1960. Related: Holistically.
- Holkar state
/hɒlˈkɑː/ noun 1. a former state of central India, ruled by the Holkar dynasty of Maratha rulers of Indore (18th century until 1947)
[hol-uh] /ˈhɒl ə/ interjection 1. (used as an informal greeting.) 2. (an informal exclamation of enthusiasm, joy, etc.) 3. (used especially during a hunt) . 4. Obsolete. cease! halt! as a command to “stop, cease,” 1520s, from French holà (15c.). As a command to get attention, from 1580s. As an urban slang form of holler […]
- Holkham hall
/ˈhəʊkəm; ˈhɒlkəm/ noun 1. a Palladian mansion near Wells in Norfolk: built 1734–59 by William Kent for Thomas Coke
[hol-uh nd] /ˈhɒl ənd/ noun 1. John Philip, 1840–1914, Irish inventor in the U.S. 2. Sir Sidney (George) 1893–1961, New Zealand political leader: prime minister 1949–57. 3. the Netherlands. 4. a medieval county and province on the North Sea, corresponding to the modern North and South Holland provinces of the Netherlands. 5. a city in […]