iatrophysical

Denoting a school of medical thought in the 17th century which explained all physiologic and pathologic phenomena by the laws of physics. ... Synonym: iatromathematical, iatromechanical. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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iatrophysical

iatrophysical 1. An Italian school of medicine active in the 17th century; the school opposed iatrochemistry and, inspired by the earlier experiments of Harvey and Sanctorius, comined medicine, physics, and mechanics. René Descartes was an early exponent of iatrophysics, and his posthumous de homine (1662) was the first modern textbook on phys...
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iatrophysical

Type: Term Pronunciation: ī-at′rō-fiz′i-kăl Definitions: 1. Denoting a school of medical thought in the 17th century that explained all physiologic and pathologic phenomena by the laws of physics. Synonyms: iatromathematical, iatromechanical
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