Allopathy vs homeopathy


Most of we, doctors,
are unaware of this basic term

A system of alternative medicine, that treats symptoms with substances that produce the opposite effect.

The word “allopathic” comes from the Greek “ allos” — meaning “opposite or other” άλλα— and “pathos” — meaning “to suffer.”

Words having root word αλλα: means other

1.Allele-German Allel, shortened from Allelomorph, means,other part of pair

2.allograft- transplant between genetically different individuals of the same species.

defecation from somewhere other than the anus

4.alloarterial :
Relating to an artery from a donor

5.allobar :Any form of an element having a different isotopic composition to that of the natural element, and thus a different atomic weight
6.allochronic : occurring in different geologic time periods

Allopathy was coined by German physician Samuel Hahnemann in the 1800s to differentiate from Homeopathy which treats with drugs giving same symptoms.

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