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- adj. Pertaining to a practice of medicine in conjunction with astrology.
- adj. Pertaining to a theory or practice of medicine founded on mathematical principles.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to iatromathematicians or their doctrine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as, iatrophysical.
The Iatrophysical school (also called iatromathematical, iatromechanical, or physiatric) was founded on theories of physiology, probably by Borelli, of Naples (1608-1679), although Sanctorius; Sanctorius, a professor at Padua, was a precursor, if not directly interested in establishing it.
Paracelsus goes farther, and will have his physician  predestinated to this man's cure, this malady; and time of cure, the scheme of each geniture inspected, gathering of herbs, of administering astrologically observed; in which Thurnesserus and some iatromathematical professors, are too superstitious in my judgment.
An important new school of medical theory was the iatrophysical or iatromathematical (_iatros_ from the Greek -- physician).
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