the therapeutic use of products from bees, especially bee venom.
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apiotherapyAn obsolete therapeutic modality consisting of the use of bee venom to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other arthritic complaints.
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The medicinal use of honeybee venom to treat inflammatory and degenerative diseases.
[L. apis, bee, + therapy]
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