Meaning of iatrochemistry

i•at•ro•chem•is•try

Pronunciation: (ī-a"tru-kem'u-strē, ē-a"-), [key]
— n.
  1. (in the 16th and 17th centuries) the study of chemistry in relation to the physiology, pathology, and treatment of disease.
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