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1. A traditional medical physician, as distinguished from eclectic or homeopathic practitioners.
2. One who is a practitioner of allopathy.
Synonym(s): allopathist


(ăl′ə-păth′) also


One who practices or advocates allopathy.


A practitioner of traditional/mainstream or "Western" medicine; the term allopath is largely of historic interest, and was used in the 19th century to differentiate the practitioner from a homeopath.
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It was a long journey for the allopath and a new status in society.
The allopaths have always stepped up to the plate and accepted responsibility for these conditions even when they knew they had no effective treatment.
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As government control increases, so does the power of their agents such as the allopaths.
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