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Hahnemann

[hah-nuh-muh n; German hah-nuh-mahn]
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noun
  1. (Chris·tian Frie·drich) Sam·u·el [kris-chuh n free-drik sam-yoo-uh l; German kris-tee-ahn free-drikh zah-moo-el] /ˈkrɪs tʃən ˈfri drɪk ˈsæm yu əl; German ˈkrɪs ti ɑn ˈfri drɪx ˈzɑ mu ɛl/, 1755–1843, German physician: founder of homeopathy.
Related formsHah·ne·mann·i·an [hah-nuh-man-ee-uh n, -mah-nee-] /ˌhɑ nəˈmæn i ən, -ˈmɑ ni-/, adjectiveHah·ne·mann·ism, noun
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Examples from the Web for hahnemann

Historical Examples

  • Hahnemann College admits them but has no woman professor or instructor.

    The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV

    Various

  • Does Hahnemann himself represent Homoeopathy as it now exists?

    Medical Essays

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

  • A disease for Hahnemann consists essentially in a group of symptoms.

    Medical Essays

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

  • This has been recognized, as Hahnemann himself has shown, from the time of Hippocrates.

    Medical Essays

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

  • But there is not the least appearance of any such delicacy on the part of Hahnemann.

    Medical Essays

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


British Dictionary definitions for hahnemann

Hahnemann

noun
  1. (Christian Friedrich) Samuel (ˈzaːmueːl). 1755–1843, German physician; founder of homeopathy
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hahnemann in Medicine

Hahnemann

(hänə-mən, -män′)
  1. German physician and founder of homeopathy. He postulated that medicine produces symptoms in healthy people that are similar to those that it relieves in sick people.
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