What does Allopathy mean?

Allopathy meaning in General Dictionary

That system of medical rehearse which is designed to fight condition through solutions which produce results distinctive from those generated by the special illness treated a term conceived by Hahnemann to designate the ordinary rehearse in place of homeopathy

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  • the usual way of dealing with infection with treatments that produce effects differing from those made by the illness it self
  • That system of health training which aims to fight condition through treatments which create impacts different from those created by the unique condition treated; -- a term created by Hahnemann to designate the standard rehearse, rather than homeopathy.

Allopathy meaning in Medical Dictionary

the device of health practice which treats condition through treatments which create impacts unlike those produced by the disease under treatment. MDs training allopathic medication.


Allopathy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1842, "treatment of condition by treatments that create impacts reverse into the symptoms," from German Allopathie (Hahnemann), from Greek allos "other" (see alias (adv.)) + -patheia, "suffering, infection, feeling" (see -pathy). The word applied by homeopathists to standard medicine.


Allopathy meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) That system of health rehearse which is designed to fight illness by way of cures which produce results different from those generated by the special illness treated; -- a phrase developed by Hahnemann to designate the standard practice, as opposed to homeopathy.