(comparative more allopathic, superlative most allopathic)
- Of or pertaining to allopathy.
allo- + -pathic
Variant of allopathy
treatment of disease by remedies that produce effects different from or opposite to those produced by the disease: loosely applied to the general practice of medicine today, but in strict usage opposed to homeopathy
Origin of allopathyGerman allopathie (see allo- and amp; -pathy), after Classical Greek allopatheia, subjection to external influences