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homeopathy

ho·me·op·a·thy

homeopathy

 
pronunciation:
ho mi a p thi
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: treatment of a disease with small doses of a drug that would, if taken in larger amounts, produce in a healthy individual symptoms like those of the disease. (Cf. allopathy.)
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derivations: homeopathic (adj.), homeopathically (adv.)
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