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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. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737533/all/Ayurveda.
Ayurveda. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737533/all/Ayurveda. Accessed November 29, 2020.
Ayurveda. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (23rd edition). F.A. Davis Company. Retrieved November 29, 2020, from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737533/all/Ayurveda
Ayurveda [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2020 November 29]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737533/all/Ayurveda.
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