[ ahy-a-truh-kem-uh-stree, ee-a- ]
/ aɪˌæ trəˈkɛm ə stri, iˌæ- /
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(in the 16th and 17th centuries) the study of chemistry in relation to the physiology, pathology, and treatment of disease.
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OTHER WORDS FROM iatrochemistryi·at·ro·chem·i·cal [ahy-a-truh-kem-i-kuhl, ee-a-], /aɪˌæ trəˈkɛm ɪ kəl, iˌæ-/, adjectivei·at·ro·chem·i·cal·ly, adverbi·at·ro·chem·ist, noun
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How to use iatrochemistry in a sentence
He was the opponent of iatrochemistry, and claimed there was no such thing as corruption of the blood.An Epitome of the History of Medicine|Roswell Park
Iatrochemistry provided a substitution in the form of medicinals to quell the flow of blood for therapeutic purposes.