pseudo-medicine

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EtymologyEdit

pseudo- +‎ medicine. 19th-century coinage (1820s or 1830s).

NounEdit

pseudo-medicine (uncountable)

  1. Any system of treatment of physical ailments, or substances prescribed for such treatment, purported to be medical or supported by critical medical science but which cannot be shown to be effective

Derived termsEdit

  • pseudo-medical

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Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 02:08