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  • n. The spontaneous cure of a medical condition.
  • n. Self-treatment of a medical condition.
  • n. Treament of a disease by administration of filtrates from the patient's own pathological secretions, such as the ingestion of discharge from wounds.


auto- +‎ therapy (Wiktionary)


  • And now this great German mind stretching across the centre of Europe in seventy million brains was incapable of autotherapy, and let its sickness have its way with it.

    The Shape of Things to Come


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