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allopathy

al·lop·a·thy

allopathy

 
pronunciation:
la p thi
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part of speech: noun
definition: treatment of disease with agents intended to produce effects that are different from those of the disease. (Cf. homeopathy.)
derivations: allopathic (adj.), allopathically (adv.)
Word Parts
The word allopathy contains the following parts:
allo, all Greek root that means other, different
synonyms:
ali, hetero
antonyms:
iso-, homo, homeo, omal
 
path, patho, -pathic, -pathy Greek root that means suffer, feel; disease