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iatrochemistry

i·at·ro·chem·is·try
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ahy-a-truh-kem-uh-stree, ee-a-]
    • /aɪˌæ trəˈkɛm ə stri, iˌæ-/
    • /ˈaɪətrˌəʊkɪmˌɪstri/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ahy-a-truh-kem-uh-stree, ee-a-]
    • /aɪˌæ trəˈkɛm ə stri, iˌæ-/

Definitions of iatrochemistry word

  • noun iatrochemistry (in the 16th and 17th centuries) the study of chemistry in relation to the physiology, pathology, and treatment of disease. 1
  • noun iatrochemistry (chemistry, medicine) An early branch of chemistry, having roots in alchemy, that tried to provide chemical remedies to diseases; alternatively, the application of chemistry to medical theory. 1
  • noun iatrochemistry the discipline of treating disease or illness using chemical solutions 0

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Origin of iatrochemistry

First appearance:

before 1820
One of the 38% newest English words
1820-30; iatro- + chemistry; compare New Latin iatrochymista, iatrochymicus

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Parts of speech for Iatrochemistry

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iatrochemistry popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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