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- Hyphenation: ia‧tro‧che‧mis‧try
- (chemistry, medicine) An early branch of chemistry, having roots in alchemy, that tried to provide chemical remedies to diseases; alternatively, the application of chemistry to medical theory.
- 2003: A parallel bid to read the body in terms of the new science came from iatrochemistry. — Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason (Penguin 2004, p. 53)