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[hah-nuh-muhn; German hah-nuh-mahn]
(Christian Friedrich) Samuel [kris-chuhn free-drik sam-yoo-uhl; German kris-tee-ahn free-drikh zah-moo-el] , 1755–1843, German physician: founder of homeopathy.

Hahnemannian [hah-nuh-man-ee-uhn, -mah-nee-] , adjective
Hahnemannism, noun
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Hahnemann (German ˈhaːnəman)
(Christian Friedrich) Samuel (ˈzaːmueːl). 1755-- 1843, German physician; founder of homeopathy

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Hahnemann Hah·ne·mann (hä'nə-mən, -män'), (Christian Friedrich) Samuel. 1755-1843.

German physician and founder of homeopathy. He postulated that medicine produces symptoms in healthy people that are similar to those that it relieves in sick people.

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