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 (ăl′ə-păth′) also al·lop·a·thist (ə-lŏp′ə-thĭst)
One who practices or advocates allopathy.


(ˈæləˌpæθ) or


(Medicine) a person who practises or is skilled in allopathy
allopathy, allopath, allopathist - Another word for conventional medical treatment is allopathy; an allopath or allopathist is a physician.
See also related terms for physician.


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References in classic literature ?
Their usefulness did not depend on making the patient swallow substances for the most part harmful (the harm was scarcely perceptible, as they were given in small doses), but they were useful, necessary, and indispensable because they satisfied a mental need of the invalid and of those who loved her- and that is why there are, and always will be, pseudo-healers, wise women, homeopaths, and allopaths.
Dr Nasim, an allopath, also practises Integrative Medicine that assimilates other streams of alternative medicine in his therapies following Dr Andrew Weil, the father of Integrative Medicine.
As an allopath, graduated from an accredited midwestern medical school, I have many one-sided opinions.