heteropathy


Also found in: Dictionary.

heteropathy

 [het″er-op´ah-the]
abnormal or morbid sensibility to stimuli.

het·er·op·a·thy

(het'ĕr-op'ă-thē),
1. Abnormal sensitivity to stimuli.
2. Synonym(s): allopathy
[hetero- + G. pathos, suffering]

heteropathy

(1) Allopathy, see there.
(2) Hyperesthesia, see there.

het·er·op·a·thy

(het'ĕr-op'ă-thē)
1. Abnormal sensitivity to stimuli.
2. Synonym(s): allopathy.
[hetero- + G. pathos, suffering]

heteropathy,

n 1. sensitivity to generally painless touch. Also called
hyperesthesia. 2. method of treatment using interventions that counter the disease. Opposite of homeopathy. Also called
allopathy.

het·er·op·a·thy

(het'ĕr-op'ă-thē)
Abnormal sensitivity to stimuli.
[hetero- + G. pathos, suffering]