A doctor who practices osteopathy.
Webster's New World
In the United Kingdom and some other countries, a skilled practitioner of osteopathic manual techniques who is not a physician.
American Heritage Medicine
(alternative medicine) A non-physician healthcare practitioner who practices osteopathy by manipulating the skeleton and muscles. Not to be confused with Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) who are full physicians like Doctors of Medicine (M.D.)
Other Word Forms of Osteopath
Origin of Osteopath
osteo- +"Ž -path
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