a.1.(Med.) Of or pertaining to Thomsonianism.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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There were many competing theories of medicine in early America, including "Thomsonian Medicine.'' For $20 anyone could buy herbalist Samuel Thomson's book of herbal cures, and receive a "patent'' to practice his healing system on others.
This was the Medical Advocate; Devoted to the Cause of Advocating the Thomsonian System of the Practice of Medicine, on Botanical Principles, Boston (1827-1828).
This approach is the foundation of Thomsonian, physiomedicalist, eclectic and naturopathic herbalism in the West, and Chinese medicine, Ayurveda and Unani in the East.
In fact, I would argue that Radcliffe's investment in Thomsonian gradation relates more generally to her descriptive syntax, which overwrites Gothic verticality with a sense of expansiveness that is as much verbal as visual.
Thomsonian medicine was an avenue open to Shaker women and was a popular occupation among them.
Are we talking about Thomsonian TV greatness, by which every winner is `a good horse' and, by extension, every Group winner is `a great horse'?
(5.) Jenner was an accomplished minor poet, whose pastoral verse in the Thomsonian tradition benefits from the detailed observation he practiced as a natural historian.
Most importantly, she illuminates the culture in which Thomsonian medical and Reformist ideals were promoted within a highly diverse and an as yet uncontrolled medical establishment, without professionalization and the dominance of a particular medical elite and belief system.
These two buried, allusions merge in the notion of shade - shade that stunts the Thomsonian shoot and shade in the Pauline sense of an umbra or figura that can only hint at the reality beyond itself: `The Podsnaps lived in a shady angle adjoining Portman Square.
Hunt, who began practice in Boston, Mass., in 1835, after serving a Thomsonian apprenticeship.[10] Next was Elizabeth Blackwell, the first American woman to receive an MD degree, in 1849 from Geneva Medical College in upstate New York.
The traditional herbalist generally uses the Thomsonian approach to healing by stimulating the vital force (to assist nature in its healing of the body), supporting liver and GIT function and promoting vicarious elimination.