substitutive therapy


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al·lop·a·thy

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

substitutive therapy

[sub′stit(y)o̅o̅′tiv]
Etymology: L, substituere, to put in place of; Gk, therapeia, treatment
a treatment that affects a condition incompatible with or antagonistic to the condition being treated. Also called allopathy.

substitutive therapy

Treatment to overcome an inflammation of a specific character by exciting an acute nonspecific inflammation.