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Topic: HOSPITAL

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Latin
Origin: chiro- 'of the hand' (from Greek cheiro-, from cheir 'hand') + Greek praktikos ( PRACTICAL)

chiropractor

noun
     
chiropractor
chi‧ro‧prac‧tor [countable]
MH someone who treats physical problems using chiropractic
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