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chiropractor

noun [C]     /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     /ˌkaɪə.rəʊˈpræk.tɪk/ US  /-roʊ-/ noun [U] the system of treatment used by a chiropractorPhysiotherapy, massage and osteopathy
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