[ ahy-a-truh-kem-uh-stree, ee-a- ]
/ aɪˌæ trəˈkɛm ə stri, iˌæ- /
(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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Iatrochemistry provided a substitution in the form of medicinals to quell the flow of blood for therapeutic purposes.
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