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biotherapy

Syllabification: bi·o·ther·a·py
Pronunciation: /ˌbīōˈTHerəpē
 
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Definition of biotherapy in English:

noun (plural biotherapies)

The treatment of disease using substances obtained or derived from living organisms.
Example sentences
  • The use of maggots is part of a larger category of medicine in which living organisms, like leeches or bees, are used as a direct part of treatment, a class of procedures known as biotherapy.
  • BresaGen, Ltd. is an Australian biotechnology company committed to the discovery and commercial development of innovative biotherapies.
  • Reports of the use of leeches in plastic surgery and maggots in dermatology raise the question of which other animals may be of benefit, a concept some call ‘biotherapy.’

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