- alˌternative ˈmedicine
- noun [U]medical treatments that are based on traditional ideas, not on modern methods
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alternative medicine — noun the practice of medicine without the use of drugs; may involve herbal medicines or self awareness or biofeedback or acupuncture • Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑practice of medicine • Hyponyms: ↑herbal medicine * * * alˌternative ˈmedicine 7… … Useful english dictionary
alternative medicine — al,ternative medicine noun uncount medical treatment using methods that are different from the usual Western scientific methods, for example HOMEOPATHY and ACUPUNCTURE => COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English