certified massage therapist

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cer·ti·fied mas·sage ther·a·pist

(CMT) (sĕr'ti-fīd mă-sazh thār'ă-pist)
Health care professional who has passed examinations to verify that professional standards and necessary knowledge of the human body have been attained.
See also: massage therapy
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