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iridology

Pronunciation: ir'i-dol'o-je

Definition: A hypothetic non–evidence-based system of medicine not based on evidence, involving examination of the iris, using a chart on which certain areas of the iris are presumed diagnostically specific for particular organs, systems, and structures.

[irido- + G. logos, study]

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