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Pronunciation: i-sop'a-the

Definition: Treatment of disease by means of the causal agent or a product of the same disease; or treatment of a diseased organ by an extract of a similar organ from a healthy animal.

[iso- + G. pathos, suffering]

See Also: homeopathy

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