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Definition of the noun allopathy

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noun - plural: allopathies

  1. the usual method of treating disease with remedies that produce effects differing from those produced by the disease itself

Alternative definition of the noun allopathy


  1. [uncountable] traditional medicine
  2. [countable] a traditional medical method or treatment.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine Third Edition (2012)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno

Allopathy refers to conventional medicine as practiced by a graduate of a medical school or college granting the degree of...

Google previewHospital Reimbursement (2012)

Concepts and Principles by Kyle Herbert

Allopathy is the use of pharmaceuticals or remedies in an attempt to treat or suppress medical conditions. An example of...

Allopathy is a term that is often used to describe the education a traditional physician receives in comparison to ...

Google previewKaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry (2011)

by Benjamin J. Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock

Allopathy is the type of medicine taught in medical schools in the United States. Samuel Hahnemann 1 1755-1843). a German physician, coined the term to distinguish this form of medicine from homeopathy (derived from the Greek word ...

Google previewVital's Homoeopathic MCQ Companion (2007)

II Edition by Dr Vivek V Devan, Dr Haroon Ashraf

Hahnemann Allopathy is a system of therapeutics having no fixed relation between drug and disease. According to Hahnemann Allopathy is “the mode of employing medicine for diseases ...... in which medicine are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Questions & Answers

by BPI

The term "allopathy" was coined by a German physician, Samuel Hahnemann. Allopathy is a system of treatment that fights diseases Using pharmaceutical drugs or surgery. Allopathic medicine provides quick relief but causes side- effects.

Google previewThe American Journal of Homoeopathy (1851)

Allopathy is a dead dog ; or, at least, it is dying. Its days are numbered; it is impotent, and will soon pass away from the memory of man. Homoeopathy runs no danger from that foolish thing ! The danger of Homoeopathy, gentlemen, is from the ...

Google previewAmerican Homoeopathist (1898)

Allopathy is an empirical system which is called "rational" ; as far as the rational part is concerned, it is a comparative adjective, while homeopathy is in the superlative. The typical allopath is the Spaniard of medicine, and is as intolerant ; and, ...

Google previewThe Complete Collected Works of Dr. Phineas Parkhurst Quimby (Hardcover Edition) (2009)

by Phineas Parkhurst Quimby

So the sea was the great popular belief, and all the little streams ran into it; just as the old allopathy is the sea, and all other doctoring runs into it, and that swallows up all the rest; for it is made up of all these little streams, and when they can't ...

Google previewAllopathic Guide For Common Disorders (2016)

by Dr. Shiv Kumar

Allopathy is an orthodox or conventional system of treatment which is dependent upon the subjective and objective symptoms, and symptom is an indication of a disorder or disease noticed by the patient himself. A presenting symptom is that ...

Google previewYoga : The Supreme Science (2009)

by Osho

Allopathy is the grossest medicine. That's why it has become scientific, because scientific instrumentation is only capable yet of very gross things. Go deeper. Acupuncture, the Chinese medicine, enters one layer more. It works on the vital body ...

Google previewIntegrative Endocrinology (2009)

The Rhythms of Life by Donald R Beans

Allopathy is the way ordinary doctors treat disease today. A doctor might use an antiinflammatory drug to treat inflammation and an antibiotic to treat an infection. Simple examples of these treatment procedures are the application of heat to a ...

Google previewThe Practice Environment of Nursing (2009)

by Karin Polifko-Harris

Figure 2-5 Allopathy is a focused approach to medical care that utilizes scientifically proven pharmaceuticals, up-to-date technology, and treatment techniques to alleviate the symptoms and effects of a medical condition.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Health (2008)

by Yawei Zhang

The terms allopath, allopathy, and allopathic are used to describe a system of medicine in which the use of drugs is directed to producing effects in the body that will directly oppose and so alleviate the symptoms of a disease. These terms are ...

Google previewThe Froehlich/Kent Encyclopedia of Telecommunications (1995)

Volume 10 - Introduction to Computer Networking to Methods for Usability Engineering in Equipment Design by Fritz E. Froehlich, Allen Kent

These include allopathy, acupuncture, accupressure, chiropractic, homeopathy, meditation, and so on ...

Google previewThe Skeptic's Dictionary (2011)

A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions by Robert Carroll

allopathy in the universe, and some of that life may be intelligent. There is a high mathematical probability that among the trillions of stars in the billions of galaxies there are millions of planets in age and proximity to a star analogous to our ...

Google previewDictionary of the History of Science (2014)

by William F. Bynum, E. Janet Browne, Roy Porter

See historicism homeopathyl allopathy. A medical system formalized by C F S Hahnemann (1755–1843), homeopathy is based on simple remedies (exercise, a nourishing diet, and pure air), and on two fundamental principles The Law of ...

Google previewDictionary of Pharmaceutical Medicine (2013)

by Gerhard Nahler

allopathy Def. (WHO) “Non-traditional, western scientific therapy, usually using synthesised ingredients, but may also contain a purified active ...

Google previewBlack's Student Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Allopathy A derogatory term applied sometimes by homeopaths (see HOMEOPATHY) to the methods used by regular practitioners of medicine and surgery.

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

allopathy. n. (in homeopathic medicine) the orthodox system of medicine, in which the use of drugs is directed to producing effects in the body that will directly oppose and so alleviate the symptoms of a disease. Compare HOMEOPATHY.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Allopathy. Allergen. Allopatric. Speciation. Substance (e.g., house dust) or portions of an animal (e.g., mite), that cause an increased immune-reaction in humans. From Greek: allos = alien, Latin: patria = homeland. This term describes the ...

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