iatrochemistry

[ ahy-a-truh-kem-uh-stree, ee-a- ]
/ aɪˌæ trəˈkɛm ə stri, iˌæ- /
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noun

(in the 16th and 17th centuries) the study of chemistry in relation to the physiology, pathology, and treatment of disease.

Nearby words

  1. ias,
  2. iat,
  3. iata,
  4. iatric,
  5. iatro-,
  6. iatrogenic,
  7. iatse,
  8. iaşi,
  9. ib.,
  10. iba

Origin of iatrochemistry

1820–30; iatro- + chemistry; compare New Latin iatrochymista, iatrochymicus

Related formsi·at·ro·chem·i·cal [ahy-a-truh-kem-i-kuh l, ee-a-] /aɪˌæ trəˈkɛm ɪ kəl, iˌæ-/, adjectivei·at·ro·chem·i·cal·ly, adverbi·at·ro·chem·ist, noun

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