Iatrochemist I*a`tro*chem"ist, n. [Gr. ? physician + E. chemist.] A physician who explained or treated diseases upon chemical principles; one who practiced iatrochemistry. [1913 Webster]

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  • iatrochemist — noun Someone who practiced iatrochemistry …   Wiktionary

  • iatrochemist — A member of the iatrochemical school. * * * iat·ro·chem·ist (.)ī .a trō kem əstalso (.)ē n a person believing in or practicing iatrochemistry …   Medical dictionary

  • iatrochemist — n. one who specializes in iatrochemistry, one who studies chemistry for medical purposes (mainly popular in the 16th and 17th centuries) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • iatrochemist — iat·ro·chemist …   English syllables

  • iatrochemist — “+ noun Etymology: iatro + chemist : one believing in or practicing iatrochemistry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paracelsus — Par a*cel sus (p[a^]r [.a]*s[e^]l s[u^]s), prop. n. Philippus Aureolus Paracelsus (originally Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, also called Theophrastus Paracelsus and Theophrastus von Hohenheim). Born at Maria Einsiedeln, in the Canton of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jean Beguin — (1550 1620) was an iatrochemist noted for his 1610 Tyrocinium Chymicum (Beginner s Chemistry), which many consider to be one of the first chemistry textbooks. In the 1615 edition of his textbook, Beguin made the first ever chemical equation or… …   Wikipedia

  • iatrochemistry — iatrochemical /uy a treuh kem i keuhl, ee a /, adj. iatrochemically, adv. iatrochemist, n. /uy a treuh kem euh stree, ee a /, n. (in the 16th and 17th centuries) the study of chemistry in relation to the physiology, pathology, and treatment of… …   Universalium

  • iatrochemistry — noun An early branch of chemistry, having roots in alchemy, that tried to provide chemical remedies to diseases. See Also: iatrochemist …   Wiktionary

  • iatrochemical — adjective of, or relating to iatrochemistry or an iatrochemist …   Wiktionary

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