- * * *Treatment of disease by preparations made from animal organs; now frequently by synthetic preparations instead of extracts of a gland.
* * *or·gan·o·ther·a·py .ȯr-gə-nō-'ther-ə-pē, ȯr-.gan-ə- n, pl -pies treatment of disease by the use of animal organs or their extracts called also opotherapy
* * *or·ga·no·ther·a·py (or″gə-no-therґə-pe) [organo- + therapy] the treatment of disease by the administration of animal organs or their extracts, or synthetic versions of these.
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organotherapy — [ôr΄gə nō ther′ə pē; ôr gan΄ōther′ə pē] n. [ ORGANO + THERAPY] the treatment of disease with extracts of animal organs, as of the glands of internal secretion … English World dictionary
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