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homeopathy (n.)

1830, from German Homöopathie, coined 1824 by German physician Samuel Friedrich Hahnemann (1755-1843) from Greek homoios "like, similar, of the same kind" (see homeo-) + -patheia "disease," also "feeling, emotion" (see -pathy). Greek homoiopathes meant "having like feelings or affections, sympathetic."

updated on August 07, 2015

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Definitions of homeopathy from WordNet

homeopathy (n.)
a method of treating disease with small amounts of remedies that, in large amounts in healthy people, produce symptoms similar to those being treated;
Synonyms: homoeopathy
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