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noun [C or U] (BODY TREATMENT)    /məˌnɪp.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/
treatment of a part of the body using the hands : Osteopathy involves massage and manipulation of the bones and joints .Physiotherapy, massage and osteopathy
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