Simple Definition of chemotherapy
medical : the use of chemicals to treat or control a disease (such as cancer)
Origin of chemotherapy
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1910
Medical Definition of chemotherapy
: the use of chemical agents in the treatment or control of disease or mental disorder
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