Definition of iatrochemist in English:

iatrochemist

noun

historical
  • See iatrochemistry

    • ‘He may be considered a distant ancestor of the iatrochemists of the Sixteenth Century.’
    • ‘Significantly, Hippocrates was the only author in the medical canon to be appreciated even by the iconoclastic iatrochemists.’
    • ‘A little later, the Arab iatrochemist Avicenna recognized the toxic properties of white arsenic.’
    • ‘Some of these lives overlapped, especially in his role as an iatrochemist or medicinal chemist.’
    • ‘The iatrochemists had a shadowy consciousness of the etheric body, the iatromechanists had none.’