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Definition of Allopathic

Allopathic: Pertaining to allopathy (conventional medicine). The term was coined in 1842 by C.F.S. Hahnemann to designate the usual practice of medicine as opposed to homeopathy, the system of therapy that he founded.

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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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