apiotherapy

apiotherapy

 [a″pe-o-ther´ah-pe]
the therapeutic use of products from bees, especially bee venom.

apiotherapy

An obsolete therapeutic modality consisting of the use of bee venom to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other arthritic complaints.

a·pi·o·ther·a·py

(ā'pē-ō-thār'ă-pē)
The medicinal use of honeybee venom to treat inflammatory and degenerative diseases.
[L. apis, bee, + therapy]