isopathy

noun
isop·​a·​thy | \ ī-ˈsäp-ə-thē How to pronounce isopathy (audio) \
plural isopathies

Medical Definition of isopathy

: medical treatment based on the hypothesis that it is beneficial to administer the causative agent or its products or an extract from a healthy animal of the part or organ affected

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“Isopathy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/isopathy. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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