Hahnemann, Samuel

Hahnemann, Samuel zä´mo͞oĕl hä´nəmän [key], 1755–1843, German physician, founder of homeopathy . He expounded his system in Organon of the Rational Art of Healing (1810, tr. 1913). He practiced in Leipzig, Köthen, and Paris and despite opposition, gained a large following.

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