nontherapeutic

adjective non·ther·a·peu·tic \ ˌnän-ˌther-ə-ˈpyü-tik \

Definition of nontherapeutic

: not relating to, being, or providing therapy : not therapeutic
  • … social pressures that encourage the nontherapeutic use of drugs in sports …
  • —Andrew A. Skolnick
  • taking diet pills for nontherapeutic reasons

nontherapeutically

play \ˌnän-ˌther-ə-ˈpyü-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
    • using drugs nontherapeutically

First Known Use of nontherapeutic

1862


Medical Dictionary

nontherapeutic

adjective non·ther·a·peu·tic \ -ˌther-ə-ˈp(y)üt-ik \

medical Definition of nontherapeutic

: not relating to or being therapy
  • nontherapeutic procedures

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