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i·sop·a·thy

(ī-sop'ă-thē),
Treatment of disease by means of the causal agent or a product of the same disease; or treatment of a diseased organ by an extract of a similar organ from a healthy animal.
See also: homeopathy.
[iso- + G. pathos, suffering]

isopathy

Homeopathy
A format of homeopathy in which the remedy is chosen based on identifying the offending substance that is thought to cause a set of symptoms in a patient; isopathy is thought to be effective in only about 1/3 of cases, as it ignores a person’s individual constitution.

i·sop·a·thy

(ī-sop'ă-thē)
1. Treatment of disease by means of the causal agent or a product of the same disease.
2. Treatment of a diseased organ by an extract of a similar organ from a healthy animal.
See also: homeopathy
[iso- + G. pathos, suffering]
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