Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the system of medical treatment opposed to the homeopathic; a popular term not recognized by physicians as a class.

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Usage examples "allopathic":

  1. From such facts as these, as well as from numerous others, we may learn, that disease is not under the control of the boasted science of medicine, as practised by our allopathic brethren. - "The American Reformed Cattle Doctor", George Dadd.
  2. Josephine gave them Allopathic Slugs of the Size that they feed you in the Navy and then lower you into the Dingey and send you Ashore. - "More Fables", George Ade.
  3. On account of this great victory, they were elected physicians and surgeons of the Mississippi State Hospital, which was till then under allopathic government. - "Allopathy and Homoeopathy Before the Judgement of Common Sense!", Frederick Hiller.