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therapeutic

 [ther″ah-pu´tik]
1. pertaining to therapy.
2. curative; effective.

ther·a·peu·tic

(thār'ă-pyū'tik),
Relating to therapeutics or to treating, remediating, or curing a disorder or disease.
[G. therapeutikos]

therapeutic

/ther·a·peu·tic/ (ther″ah-pu´tik)
1. pertaining to therapy.
2. tending to overcome disease and promote recovery.

therapeutic

(thĕr′ə-pyo͞o′tĭk)
adj. also therapeutical (-tĭ-kəl)
1. Having or exhibiting healing powers: a therapeutic agent; therapeutic exercises.
2. Of or relating to the medical treatment of a disease or condition.
n.
A drug or other therapeutic agent.

ther′a·peu′ti·cal·ly adv.

therapeutic

[ther′əpyo̅o̅′tik]
Etymology: Gk, therapeuein, to treat
1 beneficial.
2 pertaining to a treatment.

therapeutic

adjective Referring to therapy or treatment

ther·a·peu·tic

(thār'ă-pyū'tik)
Relating to therapeutics or to the treatment, remediating, or curing of a disorder or disease.
[G. therapeutikos]

Therapeutic

Curative or healing.

ther·a·peu·tic

(thār'ă-pyū'tik)
Relating to therapeutics or to treating, remediating, or curing a disorder or disease.
[G. therapeutikos]

therapeutic

pertaining to therapeutics, or treatment of disease; curative.

therapeutic decision making
the use of decision theory in making decisions about treatment of individual cases.
therapeutic incompatibility
is the result of antagonistic pharmacological effects of several drugs in the one patient.
therapeutic plasma concentration
the blood concentration of a drug at which the desired therapeutic effect is obtained.
therapeutic substances
medicines with an identifiable value in the treatment of diseases of animals.
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