Definition of 'orthodox'
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This new edition has been fully revised to include new research in both orthodox and alternative medicine. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)But how does the average orthodox doctor proceed to treat the heart sufferer? Preventing Heart Disease (1987)This fantasy is hardly an orthodox view. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Part of the reason women are deserting orthodox medicine is a general disenchantment with its technology. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)Expert opinion rarely looks sympathetically on those who challenge the orthodox view. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You should make sure you tell your orthodox doctor or consultant about any alternative remedies you may be trying. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)What worked as an orthodox body of political and social laws under the garb of divine sanction does not work now. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At the time the orthodox view was that comprehensive schools needed to be at least six forms of entry in size. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This view is practically orthodox now. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He can't be seen as an orthodox political thinker because his perspective is far too broad. Times, Sunday Times (2007)While orthodox medicine often seems rather preoccupied with the causes and effects of disease, alternative forms of medicine are more interested in what constitutes health. Alternative Health Care for Children (1989)It's clear that orthodox medicine doesn't have all the answers where cancer is concerned. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)Because of this familiarity, women are very conscious of the reliance of orthodox medicine on drugs or regular tests as a way of dealing with ill health. Healthy By Nature (1994)
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British English: orthodox ADJECTIVE
belief Orthodox beliefs, methods, or systems are ones which are accepted or used by most people.
Many of these ideas are now being incorporated into orthodox medical treatment.
British English: orthodox ADJECTIVE
person If you describe someone as orthodox, you mean that they hold the older and more traditional ideas of their religion or party.
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