Definition for AL-LOP'A-THY

AL-LOP'A-THY, n. [Gr. ἀλλος, other, and πἁθος, morbid condition.]

That method of medical practice, in which there is an attempt to cure disease by the production of a condition of the system, either different from, opposite to, or incompatible with the condition essential to the disease to be cured.

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