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homeopathy

noun [U]  /ˌhoʊ·miˈɑp·ə·θi/ us  
a system of treating disease by giving extremely small amounts of natural substances that, if given in larger amounts to healthy people, would produce the same effects as the disease
homeopathic
adjective [not gradable]  /ˌhoʊ·mi·əˈpæθ·ɪk/ us  
homeopathic medicine
Translations of “homeopathy”
in Spanish homeopatía…
in Korean 동종 요법…
in Arabic الطبّ التجانُسي…
in Portuguese homeopatia…
in Catalan homeopatia…
in Japanese ホメオパシー(療法)…
in Italian omeopatia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 同種療法…
in Russian гомеопатия…
in Turkish doğal ürünlerle tedavi yöntemi, homeopati…
in Chinese (Simplified) 顺势疗法…
in Polish homeopatia…
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