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Quackery

Correct spelling for quackery

Medical definition of quackery:

Charlatanry; a false claim to medical knowledge; treating the sick without knowledge of medicine or authority to practise.

Usage examples for quackery:

  • But Mesmer's chief personal interest lay in certain theories regarding the nature of the newly- discovered power or agent, and in its therapeutic effects; his theories, however, were not understood nor appreciated by the physicians of his time, and his cures were looked upon by them as being simply quackery "Telepathy and the Subliminal Self, – R. Osgood Mason"
  • Such was the outcome of the effort made by reputable lawyers and public spirited laymen to eliminate quackery from the practice of the criminal law. "Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909, – Franklin Hichborn"

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