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[hah-nuh-muh n; German hah-nuh-mahn] /ˈhɑ nə mən; German ˈhɑ nəˌmɑn/
(Christian Friedrich) Samuel
[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/ (Show IPA),
1755–1843, German physician: founder of homeopathy.
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[hah-nuh-man-ee-uh n, -mah-nee-] /ˌhɑ nəˈmæn i ən, -ˈmɑ ni-/ (Show IPA),
Hahnemannism, noun Unabridged
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  • Hahnemann College admits them but has no woman professor or instructor.

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

    Medical Essays Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • Does Hahnemann himself represent Homoeopathy as it now exists?

    Medical Essays Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • I proceed to examine the proofs of the leading ideas of Hahnemann and his school.

    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.
  • I will not say that Hahnemann may have gone the way of Diafoirus; for Diafoirus we have always with us.

  • As a matter of course, Hahnemann's peculiar theories were violently combated by his fellow practitioners.

  • Of the life and labors of Hahnemann, much might be told; but this is not the time or place to go into the subject.

  • According to Hahnemann, Koreff, and Randhahn, belladonna is a prophylactic against scarlet fever.

British Dictionary definitions for Hahnemann


/German ˈhaːnəman/
(Christian Friedrich) Samuel (ˈzaːmueːl). 1755–1843, German physician; founder of homeopathy
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Hahnemann in Medicine

Hahnemann Hah·ne·mann (hä'nə-mən, -män'), (Christian Friedrich) Samuel. 1755-1843.

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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