from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who practices or advocates allopathy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A practitioner of allopathy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An allopathist.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An allopathist; one who favors or Practises allopathy.
It was a well-grounded fear, and avoidance of the allopath was a wise decision.
Yet virtually every action taken by the allopath is a conscious compromise between the potential harm of the therapy and its potential benefit.
The allopath was a distant "ancestor" of my teachers., and to infer - or outright state - that current medicine is actually allopathy is frankly ridiculous.
But in fact Hahnemann, who founded homeopathy, had coined the term "allopath" to describe conventional medical practitioners -- in effect, his enemies.
Don't homeopaths still use "allopath" in a different way than the way described in this article at present (to mean something like "mainstream medical doctor"?).
Don't homeopaths still use "allopath" in a '' different '' way than the way described in this article at present (to mean something like "mainstream medical doctor"?).
Virtually every modern pharmacologist would agree with Samuel Hahnemann about the drugs prescribed by physicians of the early 19th century, for whom he used the term "allopath", not as a general synonym for mainstream medicine, but for the irrational and often dangerous prescring customs of the time.
Virtually every modern pharmacologist would agree with Samuel Hahnemann about the drugs prescribed by conventional physicians of the 19th century and early 20th century, for whom he used the term "allopath," were ineffective and often dangerous prescribing practices.
The relative lack of success in treatment, in conjunction with the violence and death that plagued any patient who dared suffer the allopath, and given that patients had a choice, most chose NOT to seek the care of the allopath.
Opportunistic philosophers (linked to eugenics) and emerging pharmaceutical companies offered the allopath the American Medical Association (A.M.A.), an organization that would seek the elimination of competition and control over medical education and the market, ensuring the high income of the allopathic doctor.