iatrochemist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from iatrochemistry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ia‧tro‧che‧mist

Noun[edit]

iatrochemist (plural iatrochemists)

  1. Someone who practiced iatrochemistry.
    • 2006, Philip Ball, The Devil's Doctor, Arrow 2007, p. 374:
      Around 1604, Ribit and Mayerne helped a fellow Huguenot and iatrochemist named Jean Béguin establish a pharmaceutical laboratory in Paris, where he offered public lectures on chemical medicine.