Pronunciation: (hō-lis'tik), [key]
1. incorporating the concept of holism in theory or practice: holistic psychology.
2. identifying with principles of holism in a system of therapeutics, esp. one considered outside the mainstream of scientific medicine, as naturopathy or chiropractic, and usually involving nutritional measures.
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