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chiropractor

noun [C] uk   /ˈkaɪ.rəʊ.præk.tər/ us    /-roʊ.præk.tɚ/
a person whose job is to treat diseases by pressing a person's joints (= places where two bones are connected), especially those in the backPhysiotherapy, massage and osteopathy
chiropractic
noun [U] uk   /ˌkaɪə.rəʊˈpræk.tɪk/ us    /-roʊ-/
the system of treatment used by a chiropractorPhysiotherapy, massage and osteopathy
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