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apitherapy

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noun api·ther·a·py \ˌā-pi-ˈther-ə-pē, ˌa-\

Medical Definition of apitherapy

  1. :  the use of substances produced by honeybees (such as venom, propolis, or honey) to treat various medical conditions Undaunted by warnings that the procedure is medically unproven … thousands of arthritis sufferers, multiple sclerosis patients and others rely on apitherapy for relief.—Holly Ramer, The Chicago Tribune, 6 June 1997


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