healer

healer2016-12-04T21:36:12+00:00

healer

One who heals

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

Definition A person who allegedly manipulates a patient’s internal forces to effect a cure.

Synonym Faith healer

ETHNOMEDICINE

Definition A locally trained master who uses various plants, concoctions–potingues, rites and rituals to treat various diseases or to rid the sufferer of various culture-bound syndromes. 

MAINSTREAM MEDICINE

Definition A romantic synonym for physician.  

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