Dictionary.com

iatrochemistry

[ ahy-a-truh-kem-uh-stree, ee-a- ]
/ aɪˌæ trəˈkɛm ə stri, iˌæ- /
Save This Word!

noun
(in the 16th and 17th centuries) the study of chemistry in relation to the physiology, pathology, and treatment of disease.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of iatrochemistry

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

OTHER WORDS FROM iatrochemistry

i·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

Words nearby iatrochemistry

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use iatrochemistry in a sentence

FEEDBACK