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
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ECKMAN, THE STARVATION TREATMENT OF DIABETES 9-13 (1915); see also Robert Tattersall, Pancreatic Organotherapy for Diabetes, 1889-1921, 39 MED.
The '1st Middle East Physician Educational Program on Swiss Cells Organotherapy and Stem Cell Therapy' will be headlined by Switzerland's Dr Olaf Kuhnke - President and Chairman of ZAEN, Europe's largest academic organisation for the practice and control of complementary medicines -- and will also feature the United Arab Emirate's expert on precursor stem cell therapy treatments, Dr Dhafer Al-Gerrah.
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.