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- noun The use of
living animalsfor medical treatmentor as an adjunctto medical diagnosis.
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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.
The number of medicinal species catalogued was quite expressive and demonstrate the importance of zootherapy as alternative therapeutic in Northeast of Brazil.