Meaning of “chiropractor” in the English Dictionary

"chiropractor" in British English

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chiropractornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkaɪ.rəʊ.præk.tər/ us /ˈkaɪ.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 /ˌkaɪə.roʊˈpræk.tɪk/

the system of treatment used by a chiropractor

(Definition of “chiropractor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chiropractor" in American English

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chiropractornoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑɪ·rəˌpræk·tər/

a medical person trained to treat pain and injury esp. by pressing the muscles of a person’s back to adjust the positions of the bones

(Definition of “chiropractor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)