iat·​ro·​chem·​is·​try -ˈkem-ə-strē How to pronounce iatrochemistry (audio)
plural iatrochemistries
: chemistry combined with medicine
used of a school of medicine of the period about 1525–1660 dominated by the teachings of Paracelsus and stressing the use of chemicals in the treatment of disease
compare iatrophysics
iatrochemical adjective

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“Iatrochemistry.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iatrochemistry. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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