Definition of vis medicatrix naturae in English:

vis medicatrix naturae

Line breaks: vis medi|ca¦trix na|turae
Pronunciation: /vɪs mɛdɪˌkeɪtrɪks ˈnatʃərʌɪ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • The body’s natural ability to heal itself.
    More example sentences
    • Now it's up to you to raise his resistance and give the vis medicatrix naturae a chance.
    • His passion to deeply understand and teach the vis medicatrix naturae was unparalleled.
    • The defining principle of naturopathy is vis medicatrix naturae, or nature's healing power.

Origin

Latin, 'the healing power of nature'.

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