Definition of osteopathic in English:

osteopathic

adjective

  • See osteopathy

    • ‘Waiting for a pupil in an osteopathic clinic where I work, I was browsing through a magazine in the waiting room.’
    • ‘Janet Dunn, DVM, practiced traditional veterinary medicine for 14 years, but now she specializes in osteopathic manipulation and acupuncture.’
    • ‘Another, there are other technologies out there from acupuncture to manipulative medicine like chiropractic and osteopathic approaches that can be very helpful.’
    • ‘In addition to chiropractors, many osteopathic doctors and some physical therapists have training in spinal manipulation.’
    • ‘Many osteopathic and chiropractic physicians perform spinal adjustments on patients with asthma, and symptomatic improvements are often noted.’

Pronunciation

osteopathic

/ˌɒstɪəˈpaθɪk/