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Line breaks: McTim|oney
Pronunciation: /məkˈtɪməni

Definition of McTimoney in English:


[as modifier]
Denoting a gentle form of chiropractic treatment involving very light and swift movements of the practitioner’s hands.


1970s: named after John McTimoney (1914–80), its British inventor.

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