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iatrochemistry

[ahy-a-truh-kem-uh-stree, ee-a-] /aɪˌæ trəˈkɛm ə stri, iˌæ-/
noun
1.
(in the 16th and 17th centuries) the study of chemistry in relation to the physiology, pathology, and treatment of disease.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; iatro- + chemistry; compare Neo-Latin iatrochymista, iatrochymicus
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iatrochemical
[ahy-a-truh-kem-i-kuh l, ee-a-] /aɪˌæ trəˈkɛm ɪ kəl, iˌæ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
iatrochemically, adverb
iatrochemist, noun
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