As used in this chapter:

(1) The practice of chiropractic means the practice of that branch of the healing arts consisting of the science of adjustment, manipulation and treatment of the human body in which vertebral subluxations and other malpositioned articulations and structures that may interfere with the normal generation, transmission and expression of nerve impulse between the brain, organs and tissue cells of the body, which may be a cause of disease, are adjusted, manipulated or treated.

(2) The terms “chiropractic”, “doctor of chiropractic”, “chiropractor” and “chiropractic physician” are synonymous, and mean a practitioner of chiropractic as defined in subdivision (1) of this section.

(3) The term “accredited chiropractic college or colleges” means only those institutions which are at the time of the applicant’s graduation, either (A) accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education or other specialized accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or (B) if located outside the United States, deemed by said council to meet its educational standards.