Allopathic
Allopathic Al`lo*path"ic, a. [Cf. F. allopathique.] Of or pertaining to allopathy. [1913 Webster]

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  • allopathic — (adj.) 1830, from Fr. allopathique (see ALLOPATHY (Cf. allopathy)). Related: Allopathically …   Etymology dictionary

  • allopathic — adjective Etymology: German allopatisch, from Allopathie an allopathic system of medicine, from allo all + pathie pathy Date: 1830 relating to or being a system of medicine that aims to combat disease by using remedies (as drugs or surgery) which …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • allopathic — adjective of or relating to the practice of allopathy allopathic remedies • Ant: ↑homeopathic • Pertains to noun: ↑allopathy …   Useful english dictionary

  • allopathic — See allopathy. * * * …   Universalium

  • allopathic — adjective Of or pertaining to allopathy …   Wiktionary

  • allopathic — Relating to allopathy …   Medical dictionary

  • allopathic — adj. pertaining to allopathy (treatment of diseases using substances that cause different effects from that of the disease itself) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • allopathic — a. Heteropathic …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • allopathic — al·lo·path·ic …   English syllables

  • Allopathic medicine — and allopathy (from Greek ἄλλος , állos , other, different + πάϑος , páthos , suffering) are terms coined by Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathy. Originally intended as a characterization of standard medicine in the early 19th century,… …   Wikipedia

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