"allopathy" Definition

  1. n. That system of medical practice which aims to combat disease by the use of remedies which produce effects different from those produced by the special disease treated; -- a term invented by Hahnemann to designate the ordinary practice, as opposed to homeopathy.

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Position in dictionary: 3168 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "allopathy": 1
Words that end with "allopathy": 1
Words that contain "allopathy": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of allopathy

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