Meaning of chiropractic

chi•ro•prac•tic

Pronunciation: (kī"ru-prak'tik), [key]
— n.
  1. a therapeutic system based primarily upon the interactions of the spine and nervous system, the method of treatment usually being to adjust the segments of the spinal column.
  2. a chiropractor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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