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1. A physician; one who heals or cures.
2. One who claims to cure by prayer, mysticism, new thought, or other form of suggestion.
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One that heals or attempts to heal, especially a faith healer.
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A person (e.g., a faith healer) who alleges to manipulate a person’s internal forces to effect therapy.
A healer (curandero) is one who uses various plants, concoctions (potingues), rites and rituals to treat various diseases or to rid the sufferer of various culture-bound syndromes.
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healerMainstream medicine A romantic synonym for physician. See Traditional healing.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.