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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

(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

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]
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