the branch of therapeutics that deals with the use of remedies prepared from the organs of animals, as from the thyroid gland, the pancreas, or the suprarenal bodies.
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How to use organotherapy in a sentence
In those days thyroid organotherapy was in full development, and this drew the attention of physicians to deficient children.The Montessori Method | Maria Montessori
The chemical isolation of the hormones is, of course, of interest but may not be as vital to organotherapy as we have thought.
organotherapy was as extensively practiced in China as in Egypt.The Evolution of Modern Medicine | William Osler
British Dictionary definitions for organotherapy
the treatment of disease with extracts of animal endocrine glands
- organotherapeutic (ˌɔːɡənəʊˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk), adjective
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