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Meaning of THERAPEUTIC

Pronunciation:  `theru'pyootik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  tending to cure or restore to health; "curative powers of herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets"
  2. [adj]  relating to or involved in therapy; "therapeutic approach to criminality"
 

THERAPEUTIC is a 11 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: alterative, curative, healing(p), healthful, remedial, sanative, therapeutical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ther`a*peu"tic\, Therapeutical \Ther`a*peu"tic*al\,
    a. [F. th['e]rapeutique, Gr. ?, from ? attendant, servant, ?
    to serve, take care of, treat medically, ? attendant,
    servant.] (Med.)
    Of or pertaining to the healing art; concerned in discovering
    and applying remedies for diseases; curative. ``Therapeutic
    or curative physic.'' --Sir T. Browne.
    
          Medicine is justly distributed into ``prophylactic,''
          or the art of preserving health, and therapeutic, or
          the art of restoring it.                 --I. Watts.
    
    
  2. \Ther`a*peu"tic\, n.
    One of the Therapeut[ae].
    
    
 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Pertaining to treatment.
 

 

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