from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mode of treating certain diseases, as obesity, by gymnastics; -- proposed by Pehr Henrik Ling, a Swede. See kinesiatrics.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In therapeutics, the Swedish movement-cure; kinesitherapy.


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  • Nevertheless there is a tinge of quis-lingism in his attitude, which comes out in the ending of Part I and slightly interferes with the allegory.

    Collected Essays


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