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Definitions of Iatrochemical:

part of speech: adjective

Noting a school of medicine of the seventeenth century which attributed all physiological and pathological as well as therapeutic phenomena to chemical action.

Usage examples for Iatrochemical:

  • The iatrochemical school existed alongside the iatrophysical. "Medicine in Virginia, 1607-1699", Thomas P. Hughes
  • Whereas the iatrophysical thought primarily in terms of matter, forces, and motions, the iatrochemical thought chemical relationships were fundamental. "Medicine in Virginia, 1607-1699", Thomas P. Hughes

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