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al·lop·a·thy

(al-op'ă-thē),
Conventional or orthodox medical practice. Compare: homeopathy.
[allo- + G. pathos, suffering]
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allopathy

(ə-lŏp′ə-thē)
n.
A method of treating disease with remedies that produce effects different from those caused by the disease itself.

al′lo·path′ic (ăl′ə-păth′ĭk) adj.
al′lo·path′i·cal·ly adv.
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allopathy

Mainstream medicine, see there; the term allopathy is largely of historic interest, and was used in the 19th century to differentiate itself from homeopathy, which was widely practised at the time.
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al·lop·a·thy

(al-op'ă-thē)
A therapeutic system in which a disease is treated by producing a second condition that is incompatible with or antagonistic to the first.
Compare: homeopathy
Synonym(s): heteropathy (2) .
[allo- + G. pathos, suffering]
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allopathy

A term used by practitioners of homeopathy to refer to conventional medicine, which is based on the assumption that treatment should be directed so as to oppose disease processes-witness the number of ‘anti-’ entries in this dictionary. Contrast with HOMOEOPATHY, in which. paradoxically, ‘like’ is claimed to cure ‘like’.
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Allopathy

Conventional medical treatment of disease symptoms that uses substances or techniques to oppose or suppress the symptoms.
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