autotherapy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

auto- +‎ therapy

Noun[edit]

autotherapy (plural autotherapies)

  1. (medicine) The spontaneous cure of a medical condition.
  2. (medicine) Self-treatment of a medical condition.
  3. (medicine) Treament of a disease by administration of filtrates from the patient's own pathological secretions, such as the ingestion of discharge from wounds.