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al·lo·path

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

allopath

(ˈæləˌpæθ) or

allopathist

n
(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.
Translations

allopath

n alópata mf
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.
When treatment is sought, BRAC members rely to a greater extent on home remedies, traditional care, and unqualified allopaths than non-member households.
I'm consistently shocked that most allopaths don't ask and don't care what patients eat.
It has also been reported in the same study that nearly 60-70% of the indigenous people seek medical treatment from unqualified allopaths, meaning tribal medicinal practitioners.
In the latter part of the 20th century, osteopathic medicine entered into rural and small-town practice, which had been largely vacated by allopaths.
First and foremost, let Ms Dickens know that holistic healers are the only real doctors and that allopaths are all quacks.