[nuh-prap-uh-thee] /nəˈpræp ə θi/
a system or method of treating disease that employs no medications but uses manipulation of muscles, joints, ligaments, etc., to stimulate the natural healing process.
[nuh-prok-suh n] /nəˈprɒk sən/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory substance, C 1 4 H 1 4 O 3 , used chiefly in the management of certain types of arthritis and as a painkiller. naproxen na·prox·en (nə-prŏk’sən) n. A drug used to reduce inflammation and pain, especially in the treatment of arthritis.
[nap] /næp/ verb (used without object), napped, napping. 1. to sleep for a short time; doze. 2. to be off one’s guard: The question caught him napping. verb (used with object), napped, napping. 3. to sleep or doze through (a period of time, an activity, etc.) (usually followed by away): I napped the afternoon away. […]
North American Pediatric Subspecialty Association
Numerical Analysis Problem Solving System. Purdue ca. 1965. [“NAPSS – A Numerical Analysis Problem Solving System”, J.R. Rice et al, Proc ACM 21st Natl Conf, 1966. Sammet 1969, p.299].