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"chiropractor" in British English

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chiropractornoun [C]

uk   /ˈkaɪ.rəʊ.præk.tər/  us   /-roʊ.præk.tɚ/
a ​person whose ​job is to ​treatdiseases 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
(Definition of chiropractor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chiropractornoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑɪ·rəˌpræk·tər/
a ​medicalpersontrained to ​treatpain 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)
Translations of “chiropractor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 手疗法医师,按摩师, (尤指)脊椎指压治疗师…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手療法醫師,按摩師, (尤指)脊椎指壓治療師…
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