[ hoh-mee-uh-ther-uh-pee ]
/ ˌhoʊ mi əˈθɛr ə pi /

noun Medicine/Medical.

therapy for a disease by means of an agent that is similar to but not identical with the causative agent of the disease.

Origin of homeotherapy

Related forms

ho·me·o·ther·a·peu·tic [hoh-mee-uh-ther-uh-pyoo-tik] /ˌhoʊ mi əˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪk/, adjective
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Medicine definitions for homeotherapy


[ hō′mē-ō-thĕrə-pē ]


The treatment or prevention of disease using homeopathic principles.

Related forms

ho′me•o•ther′a•peutic adj.
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