absent healing

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absent healing

A non-medical term for:
(1) Prayer for the sick, see there.
(2) The alleged treatment of a patient through techniques—e.g., meditation, prayer, magic, spirit mediums or doctors, or telepathy—which allegedly transmitted to a distantly located patient; it is a type of faith healing, in which the healer projects “positive healing energy”.
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