iatrochemistry

noun
iat·​ro·​chem·​is·​try | \ -ˈkem-ə-strē How to pronounce iatrochemistry (audio) \
plural iatrochemistries

Medical Definition of iatrochemistry

: 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

Other Words from iatrochemistry

iatrochemical \ -​ˈkem-​i-​kəl How to pronounce iatrochemistry (audio) \ adjective

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“Iatrochemistry.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iatrochemistry. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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