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isopathy in Medicine

isopathy

(ī-sŏpə-thē)
n.
  1. The treatment of disease by means of the causal agent or a product of the same disease.
  2. The treatment of a diseased organ by the use of an extract from a similar organ of a healthy animal.
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  • Isopathy, ī-sop′a-thi, n. the cure of diseases by the same disease or by its virus.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)

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