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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)

Allopathy. ALLOEOPATHIC, Allopathic. ALLOEIOSIS, (allot-mg) Alteration. ALL(EOTICUS, Alterative. ALLOIOSIS, Alteration. ALLOIOTICUS. Alterative. ALLONGEMENT, Elongation.

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1851)

A Dictionary of Medical Science ... by Robley Dunglison

HYPENANTIOMA, Allopathy. HYPENANTIOSIS, Allopathy. HYPE'NE, 'vrrnrv. The beard which grows under the chin, according to some. Also ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1868)

Containing ... Lexicon by Robley Dunglison

Allopathy. ALLCEOPATHIC, Allopathic. ALLCEOSIS, (a) Aotoats,) Alteratica. ALLCEOTICUS, Alterative. ALLOIOSIS, Alteration. ALLOIOTICUS, Alterative. ALLONGEMENT ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Insurance and Managed Care (2006)

by David E. Marcinko, MBA, CFP, CMP

ALLOPATHY: Traditional branch of medicine that suggests antagonistic conditions are useful interventions for the illness or condition being treated. See Medical Doctor and MD. ALLOWABLE CHARGE: The maximum fee that a third party will ...

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