Definitions for "Allopathy"
That system of medical practice which aims to combat disease by the use of remedies which produce effects different from those produced by the special disease treated; -- a term invented by Hahnemann to designate the ordinary practice, as opposed to homeopathy.
Greek roots signifying "other" and "suffering", orthodox medicine as we know it today.
allo, other + pathy, disease] (n) the system of treating disease by inducing a pathologic reaction that is antagonistic to the disease being treated, (usually refers to conventional medicine)
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