homeotherapy


homeotherapy

homeotherapy [hoh-mee-uh-ther-uh-pee] Word Origin 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.

Origin of homeotherapy homeo- + therapy Related formsho·me·o·ther·a·peu·tic [hoh-mee-uh-ther-uh-pyoo-tik] /ˌhoʊ mi əˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪk/, adjective homeotherapy in Medicine homeotherapy [hō′mē-ō-thĕr′ə-pē] n.

  1. The treatment or prevention of disease using homeopathic principles.

Related formsho′me•o•ther′a•peu′tic adj.

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