Definition of functional medicine in English:

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functional medicine

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

Medical practice or treatments that focus on optimal functioning of the body and its organs, usually involving systems of holistic or alternative medicine: you don’t have to have a disease to benefit from functional medicine
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  • Conventional medicine treats the signs and symptoms while functional medicine works on finding the underlying causes of your health care challenge.
  • Utilizing a unique blend of allopathic, biological and functional medicines, Rhonda successfully guides her patients to maximize their outcomes when choosing complementary therapies.

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Syllabification: func·tion·al med·i·cine

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