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iatrochemistry

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noun iat·ro·chem·is·try \-ˈkem-ə-strē\

Medical Definition of iatrochemistry

plural

iatrochemistries

  1. :  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

\-ˈkem-i-kəl\play adjective

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