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  1. iatrophysics(Noun)

    The physics of medicine or of medical and surgical treatment.

  2. iatrophysics(Noun)

    The treatment of diseases by physical or mechanic means.


  1. Iatrophysics

    Iatrophysics or iatromechanics is the medical application of physics. It was a school of medicine in the seventeenth century which attempted to explain physiological phenomena in mechanical terms. It was related to iatrochemistry and was particularly associated with the work of Giovanni Borelli.


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