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(a.) Treating diseases by anointing and friction; as, the iatraliptic method.

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(a.) Alt. of Iatrical

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(a.) Of or pertaining to medicine, or to medical men.

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(a.) Of or pertaining to iatrochemistry, or to the iatrochemists.

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(n.) A physician who explained or treated diseases upon chemical principles; one who practiced iatrochemistry.

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(n.) Chemistry applied to, or used in, medicine; — used especially with reference to the doctrines in the school of physicians in Flanders, in the 17th century, who held that health depends upon the proper chemical relations of the fluids of the body, and who endeavored to explain the conditions of health or disease by chemical principles.

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(n.) One of a school of physicians in Italy, about the middle of the 17th century, who tried to apply the laws of mechanics and mathematics to the human body, and hence were eager student of anatomy; — opposed to the iatrochemists.

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