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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, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737533/all/Ayurveda.
Ayurveda. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737533/all/Ayurveda. Accessed March 29, 2023.
Ayurveda. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737533/all/Ayurveda
Ayurveda [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 March 29]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737533/all/Ayurveda.
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