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ther·a·peu·tic

 (thĕr′ə-pyo͞o′tĭk)
adj. also ther·a·peu·ti·cal (-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.

[New Latin therapeuticus, from Greek therapeutikos, from therapeutēs, one who administers, from therapeuein, to serve, administer treatment, from theraps, therap-, attendant; see therapy.]

ther′a·peu′ti·cal·ly adv.
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therapeutic

(ˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk)
adj
1. (Medicine) of or relating to the treatment of disease; curative
2. (Medicine) serving or performed to maintain health: therapeutic abortion.
[C17: from New Latin therapeuticus, from Greek therapeutikos, from therapeuein to minister to, from theraps an attendant]
ˌtheraˈpeutically adv
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ther•a•peu•tic

(ˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪk)

adj. Also, ther`a•peu′ti•cal.
1. of or pertaining to the treating or curing of disease or disorders; curative; rehabilitative.
2. serving to maintain or restore health: therapeutic abortion.
3. having a beneficial effect on one's mental state, esp. in serving to relax or calm.
n.
4. a therapeutic substance.
[1535–45; < Greek therapeutikós=therapeú(ein) to attend, treat medically (akin to therápōn attendant) + -tikos -tic]
ther`a•peu′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.therapeutic - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve paintherapeutic - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
treatment, intervention - care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
acoustic - a remedy for hearing loss or deafness
antidote, counterpoison - a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison
emetic, nauseant, vomitive, vomit - a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
lenitive - remedy that eases pain and discomfort
lotion, application - liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
magic bullet - a remedy (drug or therapy or preventive) that cures or prevents a disease; "there is no magic bullet against cancer"
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
ointment, salve, unguent, balm, unction - semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
alleviant, palliative, alleviator - remedy that alleviates pain without curing
catholicon, cure-all, nostrum, panacea - hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
preventative, preventive, prophylactic - remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease; "the doctor recommended several preventatives"
Adj.1.therapeutic - tending to cure or restore to healththerapeutic - 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"
healthful - conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"
2.therapeutic - relating to or involved in therapy; "therapeutic approach to criminality"
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therapeutic

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therapeutic

adjective
Serving to cure:
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Translations
عِلاجِي
léčebný
gyógyászati
meîferîar-
tedavi edici

therapeutic

[ˌθerəˈpjuːtɪk] ADJterapéutico
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therapeutic

[ˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk] adj
[drugs, properties] → thérapeutique
(= relaxing) → qui détend
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therapeutic(al)

adjtherapeutisch; to be therapeutictherapeutisch wirken
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therapeutic

[ˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk] adjterapeutico/a
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therapy

(ˈθerəpi) noun
the (methods of) treatment of disease, disorders of the body etc. speech therapy; physiotherapy.
ˈtherapist noun
therapeutic (θerəˈpjuːtik) adjective
of or concerning the healing and curing of disease. therapeutic treatment/exercises.
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ther·a·peu·tic

a. terapéutico-a.
1. que tiene propiedades curativas;
2. rel. a la terapéutica;
___ indicationsindicaciones ___ -s;
___ plasma exchangeintercambio ___ de plasma.
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therapeutic

adj terapéutico
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References in classic literature ?
My wounds gave me but little pain, so wonderfully and rapidly had the applications and injections of the female exercised their therapeutic powers, and so deftly had she bound and plastered the injuries.
As soon as the words were spoken he regretted them, not only because they were untrue-there being no prospect of his receiving cash payment from Hale-but also because he knew from experience the imprudence of letting Zeena think he was in funds on the eve of one of her therapeutic excursions.
What he really cared for was a medium for his work, a vehicle for his ideas; and after all, was he not bound to prefer the object of getting a good hospital, where he could demonstrate the specific distinctions of fever and test therapeutic results, before anything else connected with this chaplaincy?
For a long time he wanted to; but presently nature and an outraged stomach relieved themselves in their own therapeutic manner, the ape-man broke into a violent perspiration and then fell into a normal and untroubled sleep which persisted well into the afternoon.
The ministry is also considering extending insurance coverage to therapeutic exercises for patients of lifestyle-related diseases aged 70 and above and those being treated at large hospitals with more than 200 beds, as well as for cardiac disease patients.
The New York Therapeutic Riding Center and Equestria[TM] provides therapy and fun for people with disabilities
Therapeutic options for the treatment of allergic rhinitis include environmental modifications to decrease exposure to allergens, pharmacotherapy, and immunotherapy for those patients who do not experience satisfactory relief of their symptoms with medical management.
VOLUNTEERS are being called on to train in providing therapeutic massage for patients at Nuneaton's George Eliot Hospital.
To convince administrators to loosen purse strings tightened under the PPS, practitioners point to news reports heralding music, art, drama, and therapeutic recreation in settings from social day care centers and assisted living communities to subacute care units.
York Retreat in England, in the late 18th century, was the setting for the first recorded therapeutic use of animals.
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