Medical Dictionary


adj ther·a·peu·tic \-ˈpyüt-ik\

Medical Definition of THERAPEUTIC

:  of or relating to the treatment of disease or disorders by remedial agents or methods <a therapeutic rather than a diagnostic specialty>
:  curative, medicinal <therapeutic activity of a drug> <therapeutic diets>
ther·a·peu·ti·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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