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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.
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Because of its strong help in liver detoxification, it is used allopathically to treat acute acetaminophen poisoning in a hospital setting.
This has led to increased support of supplements by allopathically trained healthcare professionals and an emerging market of mainstream consumers who are realizing the benefits of high-quality dietary supplements and functional foods.
T A McCann stated that of 26,000 cases of the Spanish Flu treated allopathically (conventional treatment), the mortality rate was 28.