leech·​dom ˈlēch-dəm How to pronounce leechdom (audio)
: a medical formula or remedy : medicine
leechdoms without number are listed for every conceivable condition from cancer to demoniacal possessionHarvey Graham

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“Leechdom.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leechdom. Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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