organotherapy


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or·gan·o·ther·a·py

 (ôr′gə-nō-thĕr′ə-pē, ôr-găn′ō-)
n. pl. or·gan·o·ther·a·pies
Treatment of disease with animal endocrine organs or extracts such as insulin and thyroxin.

or′gan·o·ther′a·peu′tic (-pyo͞o′tĭk) adj.

organotherapy

(ˌɔːɡənəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) the treatment of disease with extracts of animal endocrine glands
organotherapeutic adj

organotherapy

opotherapy.
See also: Medical Specialties, Remedies
References in periodicals archive ?
ECKMAN, THE STARVATION TREATMENT OF DIABETES 9-13 (1915); see also Robert Tattersall, Pancreatic Organotherapy for Diabetes, 1889-1921, 39 MED.
The ancient form of organotherapy, or glandular therapy, became popularised in the late 19th century with injections of 'testicular juice' being used for rejuvenation of men and to combat feminine debility.
In this uncontrolled pilot study carried out in Brazil, 30 children diagnosed with autism using the DSM-IV criteria and evaluated via the Psychoeducational Profile Revised (PEPR), were treated with individualised homoeopathy and organotherapy.