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Relating to allopathy.
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Relating to allopathy.
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(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)
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Pertaining to conventional medical treatment of disease symptoms that uses substances or techniques to oppose or suppress the symptoms.
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