opotherapy


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opotherapy

(ˌɒpəˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
another name for organotherapy
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opotherapy

the treatment of illness and disease with extracts made from certain glands of animals, as the thyroid or adrenal glands. Also called organotherapy.
See also: Medical Specialties, Remedies
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