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ho·me·op·a·thy

 (hō′mē-ŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. ho·me·op·a·thies
A system for treating disease based on the administration of minute doses of a drug that in massive amounts produces symptoms in healthy individuals similar to those of the disease itself.

ho′me·o·path′ (-ə-păth′), ho′me·op′a·thist n.
ho′me·o·path′ic adj.
ho′me·o·path′i·cal·ly adv.

homeopathy

(ˌhəʊmɪˈɒpəθɪ) or

homoeopathy

n
(Complementary Medicine) a method of treating disease by the use of small amounts of a drug that, in healthy persons, produces symptoms similar to those of the disease being treated. Compare allopathy
homeopathic, homoeopathic adj
ˌhomeoˈpathically, ˌhomoeoˈpathically adv
homeopathist, homoeopathist homeopath, homoeopath n

ho•me•op•a•thy

(ˌhoʊ miˈɒp ə θi)

n.
a method of treating disease by minute doses of drugs that in a healthy person would produce symptoms similar to those of the disease (opposed to allopathy).
[1820–30]
ho′me•o•path` (-əˌpæθ) ho`me•op′a•thist, n.

ho·me·op·a·thy

(hō′mē-ŏp′ə-thē)
A system for treating disease in which patients are given tiny doses of a drug that, when given in large amounts to healthy people, produces symptoms like those of the disease itself. Homeopathy is a kind of alternative medicine.
allopathy, homeopathy - Allopathy is treatment to suppress the symptoms of illness using the principle of opposites, while homeopathy encourages, rather than suppresses, the body's reaction to an illness.
See also related terms for illness.

homeopathy, homoeopathy

the method of treating diseases by drugs that produce symptoms similar to those of the disease. — homeopathist, homoeopathist, homeopath, homoeopath, n. — homeopathic, homoeopathic, adj.
See also: Remedies

homeopathy

A system based on the principle of “like curing like,” which aims to treat the whole person and is the opposite of allopathic medicine in that it does not aim to suppress the symptoms of illness.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homeopathy - a method of treating disease with small amounts of remedies that, in large amounts in healthy people, produce symptoms similar to those being treated
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
allopathy - the usual method of treating disease with remedies that produce effects differing from those produced by the disease itself
Translations
homeopatie
homøopati
homeopatia
homeopatija
homeopátia
ホメオパシー
동종 요법동종요법
homeopati
phép chữa vi lượng đồng căn

homeopathy

[ˌhəʊmiˈɒpəθi] homoeopathy (British) nhoméopathie fhome owner homeowner [ˈhəʊməʊnər] npropriétaire mfhome page n (on Internet)page f d'accueilhomeroom teacher n (US)professeur mf principal(e)home rule nautonomie fhome run n (BASEBALL)coup m de circuitHome Secretary n (British)ministre m de l'Intérieurhome shopping
n (by post, telephone) achat par correspondance ou par téléphone; (by television)téléachat m; (by computer)achat m en ligne
modif [catalogue] → de vente par correspondance; [TV channel] → de téléachat

homeopathy

homoeopathy [ˌhəʊmɪˈɒpəθɪ] nomeopatia

homeopathy

مُعَالَـجَةٌ مِثْليَّةٌ homeopatie homøopati Homöopathie ομοιοπαθητική homeopatía homeopatia homéopathie homeopatija omeopatia ホメオパシー 동종 요법 homeopathie homøopati homeopatia homeopatia гомеопатия homeopati วิธีการรักษาโดยใช้ยาจำนวนเล็กน้อยที่จะสร้างระบบเชื้อโรคในคนที่มีร่างกายแข็งแรง homeopati phép chữa vi lượng đồng căn 顺势疗法

ho·me·op·a·thy

n. homeopatía, curación por medio de medicamentos diluidos en cantidades ínfimas que producen efectos semejantes a los síntomas producidos por la enfermedad.

homeopathy

n homeopatía, sistema curativo en que se administra dosis pequeñas de sustancias que en dosis más grandes podrían causar o agravar la misma enfermedad que se pretende curar
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WHILE many don't believe it even works, more than 10 million people in the UK swear by homeopathy.
Homeopathy is based on the idea that substances which cause symptoms can, in very small amounts, be used to cure or ease them.
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