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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.

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

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.
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"

therapeutic

therapeutic

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

therapeutic

[ˌθerəˈpjuːtɪk] ADJterapéutico

therapeutic

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

therapeutic(al)

adjtherapeutisch; to be therapeutictherapeutisch wirken

therapeutic

[ˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk] adjterapeutico/a

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.

ther·a·peu·tic

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

therapeutic

adj terapéutico
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