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(ī″yŭr-ved′ă) [Sanskrit ayus, life, lifespan + veda, knowledge, science] An ancient Indian medical system, promoted as a means of restoring balance and health by harmonizing mind and body. Ayurveda uses herbal remedies, massage therapy, yoga, and pulse diagnosis. It bases its beliefs on five elements (fire, air, earth, water, and sky), which combine to influence a classification of body types that must be harmonized with nature to maintain well-being. SYN: SEE: Ayurvedic medicine; SEE: vedic medicine Ayurvedic (ī″yŭr-vād′ik ) (ī″yŭr-vād′ik), adj.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Ayurveda." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737533/all/Ayurveda.
Ayurveda. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737533/all/Ayurveda. Accessed January 27, 2021.
Ayurveda. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (23rd edition). F.A. Davis Company. Retrieved January 27, 2021, from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737533/all/Ayurveda
Ayurveda [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2021 January 27]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737533/all/Ayurveda.
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