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organotherapy

[awr-guh-noh-ther-uh-pee, awr-gan-oh-] /ˌɔr gə noʊˈθɛr ə pi, ɔrˌgæn oʊ-/
noun
1.
the branch of therapeutics that deals with the use of remedies prepared from the organs of animals, as from the thyroid gland, the pancreas, or the suprarenal bodies.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; organo- + therapy
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British Dictionary definitions for organotherapy

organotherapy

/ˌɔːɡənəʊˈθɛrəpɪ/
noun
1.
the treatment of disease with extracts of animal endocrine glands
Derived Forms
organotherapeutic (ˌɔːɡənəʊˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk) adjective
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organotherapy in Medicine

organotherapy or·gan·o·ther·a·py (ôr'gə-nō-thěr'ə-pē, ôr-gān'ō-)
n.
The treatment of disease with preparations derived from animal endocrine organs or glandular extracts such as insulin and thyroxin.


or'gan·o·ther'a·peu'tic (-thěr'ə-pyōō'tĭk) adj.
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