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n. (alternative form of pseudo-medicine English)


Pseudomedicine is medicine which claims to be effective for diagnosing or treating specific medical conditions, but which has been disproven or which is unproven and the mainstream scientific opinion is that it will not be proven to be effective. It is distinct from experimental medicine, which is medicine that has not yet proven but which is undergoing the process of either being proven and becoming accepted, or being disproven and being discarded.