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McTimoney

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Pronunciation: /məkˈtɪməni
 
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Definition of McTimoney in English:

noun

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

Origin

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

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