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ho·me·op·a·thy

 (hō′mē-ŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. ho·me·op·a·thies
A system for treating disease based on the administration of minute doses of a drug that in massive amounts produces symptoms in healthy individuals similar to those of the disease itself.

ho′me·o·path′ (-ə-păth′), ho′me·op′a·thist n.
ho′me·o·path′ic adj.
ho′me·o·path′i·cal·ly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homeopath - a practitioner of homeopathyhomeopath - a practitioner of homeopathy  
practician, practitioner - someone who practices a learned profession
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Translations

homeopath

[ˈhəʊmiəʊpæθ] homoeopath (British) nhoméopathe mf
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

homeopath

homoeopath [ˈhəʊmɪəʊpæθ] nomeopatico/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

homeopath

n homeópata mf
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
Their usefulness did not depend on making the patient swallow substances for the most part harmful (the harm was scarcely perceptible, as they were given in small doses), but they were useful, necessary, and indispensable because they satisfied a mental need of the invalid and of those who loved her- and that is why there are, and always will be, pseudo-healers, wise women, homeopaths, and allopaths.
"Quick!" I shouted to Clarence; "telephone the king's homeopath to come!"
He added: "Homeopaths do not believe it is a pharmacological action, but it is a sort of vital force that is acting.
The government has brought all stock brokers, money changers, doctors, hakeems, homeopaths, contractors, builders and property dealers into the tax net.
Speaking at the event, PHPS Founder and former president of the National Council for Homeopathy Homeopathic Doctor Syed Javed Hussain Shah said the purpose of the workshop was to make homeopaths aware of the Sindh Healthcare Commission's MSDSs and allay any reservations about those rules in order to bring all the homeopathic clinics up to the MSDSs, according to a statement issued here on Sunday.
The homeopaths use a diluted form of the irritant to cure a disease.
The Oligoscan is used worldwide by GPs, naturopaths, herbalists, homeopaths, chiropractors, pharmacists and nutritionalists.
She was treated by her mum and other homeopaths, as well as receiving radiotherapy, and Kathy says this treatment enabled her to live the last years of her life to the fullest.
After studying with all of the top homeopaths of that time, I, to my great fortune, found Dr.
A WHO study also suggests that over 70pc of the population of Pakistan used traditional treatment systems for primary healthcare needs which included Hakeems, Tabibs and homeopaths.