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Dictionary Definition

diversified adj : having variety of character or form or components; or having increased variety; "a diversified musical program ranging from classical to modern"; "diversified farming"; "diversified manufacturing"; "diversified scenery"; "diversified investments" [ant: undiversified]diversify


1 make (more) diverse; "diversify a course of study"
2 spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate; "The plants on this island diversified" [syn: radiate]
3 vary in order to spread risk or to expand; "The company diversified" [syn: branch out, broaden] [ant: specialize, specialize] [also: diversified]diversified See diversify

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  1. past participle of diversify

Extensive Definition

Diversified technique is the most commonly used manipulative technique by chiropractors. Like many chiropractic and osteopathic manipulative techniques, diversified is characterized by a high velocity low amplitude thrust. Diversified is considered the most generic chiropractic manipulative technique and is differentiated from other techniques in that it objective is to restore proper movement and alignment of spine and joint dysfunction


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