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D.C.

   Doctor of Chiropractic.

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Doctor
1. One whose occupation is to treat diseases, particularly a physician, dentist, or veterinarian with an appropriate license. 2. A teacher (particularly at a college or university), a scholar, or one who holds a postgraduate degree (especially a Ph.D. degree). 3. A shaman.

Chiropractic
An approach to health care based on the assumption that most diseases are caused by pressure on the nerves. This pressure is thought to be caused by faulty alignment of the bones that prevents the nerves from functioning properly.



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Diathesis
The constitutional or inborn state disposing to a disease, group of diseases, or metabolic or structural anomaly.

Dysphagia, dysphagy
Difficulty in swallowing.

Dysphonia
Altered voice production.

Differential diagnosis
The determination of which two or more diseases with similar symptoms is the one from which a patient is suffering, based on an analysis of the clinical data.

D.Ac.
Doctor of Acupuncture.

D.C.

D.D.
Doctor of Divinity.

D.H.M.
Doctor of Homeopathic Medicine.

Divination (divining)
Alleged supernatural (a) foreseeing of events or (b) attainment of occult knowledge.

D.N.
1. Doctor of Naprapathy (see below). 2. Doctor of Nutripathy. 3. Doctor of Naturology.

DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
Any of various acids that are found in cell nuclei and are the principal components of chromosomes; the molecular basis of heredity.

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