pharmacotherapy
noun Date: circa 1903 the treatment of disease and especially mental illness with drugs

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pharmacotherapy — [fär΄mə kō ther′ə pē] n. the treatment of disease with drugs …   English World dictionary

  • Pharmacotherapy — This article is about the type of treatment. For the Pharmacotherapy journal, see Pharmacotherapy (journal). Pharmacotherapy is the treatment of disease through the administration of drugs.[1] As such, it is considered part of the larger category …   Wikipedia

  • pharmacotherapy — /fahr meuh koh ther euh pee/, n. the treatment of disease through the administration of drugs. [1905 10; PHARMACO + THERAPY] * * * …   Universalium

  • pharmacotherapy — noun The use of pharmaceuticals to treat disease …   Wiktionary

  • pharmacotherapy — Treatment of disease by means of drugs. SEE ALSO: chemotherapy. [pharmaco + G. therapeia, therapy] * * * phar·ma·co·ther·a·py .fär mə kō ther ə pē n, pl pies the treatment of disease and esp. mental disorder with drugs * * * phar·ma·co·ther·a·py… …   Medical dictionary

  • pharmacotherapy — n. treatment by drugs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pharmacotherapy — phar·ma·co·therapy …   English syllables

  • pharmacotherapy — /faməkoʊˈθɛrəpi/ (say fahmuhkoh theruhpee) noun the treatment of a disease, disorder, defect, etc., with the administration of prescription drugs …   Australian English dictionary

  • pharmacotherapy — “+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary pharmaco + therapy : the treatment of disease with drugs …   Useful english dictionary

  • drug therapy — pharmacotherapy …   Medical dictionary

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