organotherapy[ôr′gə nō t̸her′ə pē; ôr gan′ō-]
organotherapy definition by Webster's New World
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the treatment of disease with extracts of animal organs, as of the glands of internal secretion
Origin: organo- plush therapy
organotherapy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. or·gan·o·ther·a·pies
Treatment of disease with animal endocrine organs or extracts such as insulin and thyroxin.
- orˌgan·o·therˌa·peuˈtic adjective
organotherapy - Medical Definition
The treatment of disease with preparations derived from animal endocrine organs or glandular extracts such as insulin and thyroxin.
- organotherapeutic adjective