osteopathic medicine n.
- Osteopathic physician
osteopathic physician n. An osteopath.
[os-tee-op-uh-thee] /ˌɒs tiˈɒp ə θi/ noun 1. a therapeutic system originally based upon the premise that manipulation of the muscles and bones to promote structural integrity could restore or preserve health: current osteopathic physicians use the diagnostic and therapeutic techniques of conventional medicine as well as manipulative measures. /ˌɒstɪˈɒpəθɪ/ noun 1. a system of healing […]
osteopenia os·te·o·pe·ni·a (ŏs’tē-ə-pē’nē-ə) n. A condition of bone in which decreased calcification, decreased density, or reduced mass occurs.
osteoperiostitis os·te·o·per·i·os·ti·tis (ŏs’tē-ō-pěr’ē-ŏs-tī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the periosteum and the underlying bone.