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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 back
chiropractic
noun [U] uk   /ˌkaɪə.rəʊˈpræk.tɪk/ us    /-roʊ-/
the system of treatment used by a chiropractor
Translations of “chiropractor”
in Chinese (Traditional) 手療法醫師,按摩師, (尤指)脊椎指壓治療師…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手疗法医师,按摩师, (尤指)脊椎指压治疗师…
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