Definitions

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  • noun The use of living animals for medical treatment or as an adjunct to medical diagnosis.

Etymologies

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zoo- +‎ therapy

Examples

  • Due to its long history, zootherapy has in fact become an integral part of folk medicine both in rural and urban areas of the country.

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  • The number of medicinal species catalogued was quite expressive and demonstrate the importance of zootherapy as alternative therapeutic in Northeast of Brazil.

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