Naturopath



[ney-chuh-rop-uh-thee, nach-uh-] /ˌneɪ tʃəˈrɒp ə θi, ˌnætʃ ə-/

noun
1.
a system or method of treating disease that employs no surgery or synthetic drugs but uses special diets, herbs, vitamins, massage, etc., to assist the natural healing processes.
/ˌneɪtʃəˈrɒpəθɪ/
noun
1.
a method of treating disorders, involving the use of herbs and other naturally grown foods, sunlight, fresh air, etc Also called nature cure
n.

1901, a hybrid from comb. form of nature + -pathy. A correct formation from all-Greek elements would be *physiopathy. Related: Naturopath.

naturopathy na·tur·op·a·thy (nā’chə-rŏp’ə-thē)
n.
A system of therapeutics in which neither surgical nor medicinal agents are used, with dependence being placed only on natural remedies.
na’tur·o·path’ (nā’chər-ə-pāth’, nə-chur’-) n.
na’tur·o·path’ic adj.

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