Definition of apitherapy in English:

apitherapy

Syllabification: a·pi·ther·a·py
Pronunciation: /ˌāpiˈTHerəpē/

noun

The use of products derived from bees as medicine, including venom, honey, pollen, and royal jelly.
More example sentences
  • Our study, using apitherapy from worker bee venom, showed far better results than traditional acupuncture and electroacupuncture treatments employed by Hwang and Jenkins.
  • The use of honey and other bee related products is collectively known as apitherapy.
  • The result suggested that apitherapy using worker honeybee is an effective treatment for sows with oligogalactic syndrome postpartum.

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