isopathy

[ī-sŏpə-thē]

n.

The treatment of disease by means of the causal agent or a product of the same disease.
The treatment of a diseased organ by the use of an extract from a similar organ of a healthy animal.

Nearby words

  1. isonzo,
  2. isooctane,
  3. isopach,
  4. isopachous,
  5. isopag,
  6. isopectic,
  7. isopedin,
  8. isopentyl,
  9. isoperimeter,
  10. isoperimetry


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