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Relating to allopathy.


Relating to allopathy.


(ă″lop′ă-thē) [ allo- + -pathy]
1. A system of treating disease by inducing a pathological reaction antagonistic to the disease being treated.
2. A term erroneously used for the regular practice of medicine to differentiate it from homeopathy.
allopathic (al″ŏ-path′ik), adjectiveallopathically (al″ŏ-path′ik(ă-)lē)


Pertaining to conventional medical treatment of disease symptoms that uses substances or techniques to oppose or suppress the symptoms.
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Dr Aslam explained that all medicines other than allopathic medicines are called alternative medicines.
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The single accreditation system will allow graduates of allopathic and osteopathic medical schools to complete their residency and/ or fellowship education in ACGME programs.
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In his editorial, Elder discusses paradigm conflicts that hamper the integration of naturopathic and allopathic care.
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With the placement of homeopathic along with the allopathic medicines; an increasing number of consumers are embracing homeopathic medicines for being natural," says Kelly Hickel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of TheraBiogen Inc.