ther·​a·​peu·​tics | \ ˌther-ə-ˈpyü-tiks How to pronounce therapeutics (audio) \

Definition of therapeutics

: a branch of medical science dealing with the application of remedies to diseases

First Known Use of therapeutics

1671, in the meaning defined above

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therapeutics

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English Language Learners Definition of therapeutics

medical : a branch of medicine that deals with the ways to treat illnesses
ther·​a·​peu·​tics | \ ˌther-ə-ˈpyüt-iks How to pronounce therapeutics (audio) \

Medical Definition of therapeutics

: a branch of medical science dealing with the application of remedies to diseases cancer therapeutics

called also therapeusis

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