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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
References in classic literature ?
A school of medicine midway between Allopathy and Christian Science.
Allopathy also includes strong drugs, but are not suitable for every individual.
This has offered companies involved in manufacturing and distribution of homeopathy products an upward growth path with increasing number of patients preferring homeopathy over invasive medications and allopathy. Vendors operating in the global homeopathy products market are Ainsworths Ltd., Mediral International Inc., Hahnemann Laboratories, Inc., Homeocan Inc., Washington Homeopathic Products, Inc., Standard Homeopathic Company (Hyland's, Inc.), GMP Laboratories of America, Inc., A Nelson & Co Ltd., Biologische Heilmittel Heel GmbH and Boiron Group.
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"We provide them with ayurveda as well as allopathy treatment.
These emotions will make the pain worse--although odds are, you will not connect the experience--and the increase in the pain will, in tum, lead to your desire to argue, find still another physician, and again seek answers from allopathy.
Although 64% females believed in allopathy the majority of females (46%) still prefer mythical treatment options.
If an HCE, be it a Homeopath or a Tibb Centre, is dispensing allopathy treatment, even for as minor a cause as a cough, the treatment centre can be sealed forthwith.