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al·lop·a·thy

 (ə-lŏp′ə-thē)
n.
A method of treating disease with remedies that produce effects different from those caused by the disease itself.

[German Allopathie : Greek allos, other; see allo- + Greek -patheia, suffering; see -pathy.]

al′lo·path′ic (ăl′ə-păth′ĭk) adj.
al′lo·path′i·cal·ly adv.

allopathic

(ˌæləˈpæθɪk)
adj
(Medicine) of, relating to, or used in allopathy
ˌalloˈpathically adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.allopathic - of or relating to the practice of allopathyallopathic - of or relating to the practice of allopathy; "allopathic remedies"
homeopathic - of or relating to the practice of homeopathy; "homeopathic medicine"
Translations

allopathic

[ˌæləʊˈpæθɪk] ADJalopático

allopathic

adj alopático
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