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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 os·te·op·a·thy /ˌɑstiˈɑpəθi/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 os·te·op·a·thy /ˌɑstɪˈɑpəθɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 os·te·op·a·thy n.   Med. (a) Any disease of the bones. [R.] (b) A system of treatment based on the theory that diseases are chiefly due to deranged mechanism of the bones, nerves, blood vessels, and other tissues, and can be remedied by manipulations of these parts.  Modern practitioners use the therapeutic and diagnostic techniques of modern medicine as well as manipulative procedures.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : therapy based on the assumption that restoring health is
          best accomplished by manipulating the skeleton and