allopathy definition

  • noun:
    • a way of dealing with disease with remedies that produce effects not the same as those caused by the disease itself.
    • standard medicine
    • a traditional medical method or therapy.
    • That system of medical training which aims to fight infection by the use of treatments which create impacts distinctive from those produced by the unique disease treated; -- a phrase invented by Hahnemann to designate the ordinary training, in the place of homeopathy.
    • In medicine, a therapeutic strategy characterized by using agents creating effects distinct from signs and symptoms for the disease addressed. See homeopathy.
    • the typical method of dealing with infection with treatments that produce results varying from those from the condition it self

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