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ec·lec·tic

(ek-lek'tik),
Picking out from different sources what appears to be the best or most desirable.
[G. eklektikos, selecting, fr. ek, out, + lego, to select]

eclectic

[iklek′tik]
Etymology: Gk, eklektikos, selecting
pertaining to a therapy that selects, combines, and incorporates diverse techniques from several systems or theories into an integrated approach.

eclectic

Alternative medicine
adjective Referring to a style of practice of a person trained in any of the forms of Oriental medicine, including auricular acupuncture, ethnic Chinese traditional medicine, five element acupuncture, medical acupuncture, and traditional Chinese medicine.

ec·lec·tic

(ek-lek'tik)
Picking out from different sources what appears to be the best or most desirable.
[G. eklektikos, selecting, fr. ek, out, + lego, to select]

ec·lec·tic

(ek-lek'tik)
Picking out from different sources what seems most desirable.
[G. eklektikos, selecting, fr. ek, out, + lego, to select]
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