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Medical Term:

holistic

Pronunciation: ho-lis'tik

Definition

  1. Pertaining to the characteristics of holism or holistic psychologies.
  2. Recently extended to holistic medicine, that practice of medicine that examines the patient in his or her entirety.

[G. holo, all]

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