Heteropathy
Heteropathy Het`er*op"a*thy, n. [See {Heteropathic}.] (Med.) That mode of treating diseases, by which a morbid condition is removed by inducing an opposite morbid condition to supplant it; allopathy. [1913 Webster]

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  • heteropathy — noun a) Unusual or abnormal sensitivity to stimuli. b) The normal method of treating disease with remedies that produce effects differing from those produced by the disease itself …   Wiktionary

  • heteropathy — 1. Abnormal sensitivity to stimuli. 2. SYN: allopathy. [hetero + G. pathos, suffering] * * * het·er·op·a·thy (het″ər opґə the) [hetero + pathy] 1. hyperesthesia. 2. allopathy …   Medical dictionary

  • heteropathy — n. allopath, treatment of diseases using substances that cause different effects from that of the disease itself; immoderate sensitivity to stimuli …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heteropathy — n. Allopathy …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • heteropathy —   n. allopathy; excessive sensitivity.    ♦ heteropathic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • heteropathy — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allopathy — The system of medical practice which treats disease by the use of remedies which produce effects different from those produced by the disease under treatment. MDs practice allopathic medicine. The term allopathy was coined in 1842 by C.F.S.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Heteropathic — Het er*o*path ic, a. [Hetero + Gr. ? suffering, fr. ?, ?, to suffer.] Of or pertaining to the method of heteropathy; allopathic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Homeopathy — Ho*me*op a*thy, n. [Gr. ? likeness of condition or feeling; ? like (fr. ? same; cf. {Same}) + ? to suffer: cf. F. hom[ e]opathie. See {Pathos}.] (Med.) The art of curing, founded on resemblances; the theory and its practice that disease is cured… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homoeopathy — Homeopathy Ho*me*op a*thy, n. [Gr. ? likeness of condition or feeling; ? like (fr. ? same; cf. {Same}) + ? to suffer: cf. F. hom[ e]opathie. See {Pathos}.] (Med.) The art of curing, founded on resemblances; the theory and its practice that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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