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phar·ma·co·ther·a·py

 (fär′mə-kō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. phar·ma·co·ther·a·pies
Treatment of disease through the use of drugs.
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pharmacotherapy

(ˌfɑːməkəˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Pharmacology) the healing and cure of illness by the administration of drugs
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