physianthropy

noun phys·i·an·thro·py \ˌfizēˈan(t)thrəpē\

Definition of physianthropy

plural

-es

  1. :  the study of the constitution of man and his diseases and their remedies

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Origin and Etymology of physianthropy

physi- + anthrop- + -y


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