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therapeutic

 [ther″ah-pu´tik]
1. pertaining to therapy.
2. curative; effective.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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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.
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therapeutic

adjective Referring to therapy or treatment
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Therapeutic

Curative or healing.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

ther·a·peu·tic

(thār'ă-pyū'tik)
Relating to therapeutics or to treating, remediating, or curing a disorder or disease.
[G. therapeutikos]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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