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ther·a·peu·tics

(thār'ă-pyū'tiks),
The practical branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease or disorder.
Synonym(s): therapeusis (1) , therapia (2)
[G. therapeutikē, medical practice]

therapeutics

(thĕr′ə-pyo͞o′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
Medical treatment of disease; the art or science of healing.

ther′a·peu′tist n.

therapeutics

[ther′əpyo̅o̅′tiks]
Etymology: Gk, therapeia, treatment
a branch of health care that is concerned with the treatment of disease, seeking to relieve symptoms or produce a cure. See also therapeutic.

ther·a·peu·tics

(thār'ă-pyū'tiks)
The practical branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease or disorder.
[G. therapeutikē, medical practice]

therapeutics

The branch of medicine concerned with treatment of disease and injury.

therapeutics,

n medical discipline devoted to the application of treatment to illness.

ther·a·peu·tics

(thār'ă-pyū'tiks)
Practical branch of medicine concerned with treatment of disease or disorder.
Synonym(s): therapeusis (1) .
[G. therapeutikē, medical practice]

therapeutics

1. the science and art of healing.
2. a scientific account of the treatment of disease.
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