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1. Relating to homeopathy.

Synonym: homeotherapeutic.

2. Denoting an extremely small dose of a pharmacological agent, such as might be used in homeopathy; more generally, a dose believed to be too small to produce the effect usually expected from that agent.

Compare: pharmacologic, physiologic, supraphysiologic.

Origin: homeo-_ g. Pathos, disease