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al·lop·a·thy

 (ə-lŏp′ə-thē)
n.
A method of treating disease with remedies that produce effects different from those caused by the disease itself.

[German Allopathie : Greek allos, other; see allo- + Greek -patheia, suffering; see -pathy.]

al′lo·path′ic (ăl′ə-păth′ĭk) adj.
al′lo·path′i·cal·ly adv.

allopathy

(əˈlɒpəθɪ)
n
(Medicine) the orthodox medical method of treating disease, by inducing a condition different from or opposed to the cause of the disease. Compare homeopathy
allopathic adj
ˌalloˈpathically adv

al•lop•a•thy

(əˈlɒp ə θi)

n.
the method of treating disease by the use of agents that produce effects different from those of the disease treated (opposed to homeopathy).
[1835–45; < German Allopathie.]
al•lo•path•ic (ˌæl əˈpæθ ɪk) adj.
al`lo•path′i•cal•ly, adv.

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.

allopathy

, allopath, allopathist - Another word for conventional medical treatment is allopathy; an allopath or allopathist is a physician.
See also related terms for physician.

allopathy

the method of treating diseases by using agents that produce effects different from those of the disease. Cf. homeopathy. — allopath, allopathist, n. — allopathie, adj.
See also: Remedies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.allopathy - the usual method of treating disease with remedies that produce effects differing from those produced by the disease itselfallopathy - the usual method of treating disease with remedies that produce effects differing from those produced by the disease itself
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
homeopathy, homoeopathy - a method of treating disease with small amounts of remedies that, in large amounts in healthy people, produce symptoms similar to those being treated
Translations

allopathy

[æˈlɒpəθɪ] Nalopatía f

allopathy

n (Med) → Allopathie f

allopathy

n alopatía
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