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homeotherapy

[hoh-mee-uh-ther-uh-pee] /ˌhoʊ mi əˈθɛr ə pi/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
therapy for a disease by means of an agent that is similar to but not identical with the causative agent of the disease.
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[hoh-mee-uh-ther-uh-pyoo-tik] /ˌhoʊ mi əˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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homeotherapeutic in Medicine

homeotherapy ho·me·o·ther·a·py (hō'mē-ō-thěr'ə-pē) or ho·me·o·ther·a·peu·tics (-thěr'ə-pyōō'tĭks)
n.
The treatment or prevention of disease using homeopathic principles.


ho'me·o·ther'a·peu'tic adj.
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