from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A method of treating disease by the use of substances derived from the tissues or organs of animals.


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  • In recent times we notice an endeavour to define more closely the course of the disease, a movement started by Paul Gerson Unna in Hamburg (b. 1850; histodermatology, histotherapy, bacteriology of acne, eczema, impetigo, and favus.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman


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