noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, treatment, from therapeuein Date: circa 1857 therapeutics

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • therapeusis — 1. SYN: therapeutics. 2. SYN: therapy. * * * ther·a·peu·sis .ther ə pyü səs n, pl peu·ses .sēz THERAPEUTICS * * * ther·a·peu·sis (ther″ə puґsis) therapeutics …   Medical dictionary

  • therapeusis — ther·a·peu·sis …   English syllables

  • therapeusis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Therapeutics — In medicine, the branch that deals specifically with the treatment of disease and the art and science of healing. In pharmacology, therapeutics accordingly refers to the use of drugs and the method of their administration in the treatment of… …   Medical dictionary

  • therapy — 1. The treatment of disease or disorder by any method. SEE ALSO: therapeutics. 2. In psychiatry, and clinical psychology, a short term for psychotherapy. SEE ALSO: psychotherapy …   Medical dictionary

  • medication — Synonyms and related words: balm, balsam, curative measures, cure, drops, drug, electuary, elixir, ethical drug, first aid, generic name, healing arts, herbs, hospitalization, inhalant, lincture, linctus, materia medica, medical care, medical… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • medicine — Synonyms and related words: anatomy, anesthesiology, audiology, bacteriology, balm, balsam, cardiology, chiropody, corpse reviver, cure, cure all, dental surgery, dentistry, dermatology, diagnostics, drops, drug, electuary, elixir, embryology,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • psychotherapy — Synonyms and related words: Arica movement, Erhard Seminars Training, New Consciousness, Pentothal interview, SAT, T group, assertiveness training, behavior modification, behavior therapy, bioenergetics, biofeedback, confrontation therapy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • treatment — Synonyms and related words: airing, analysis, arrangement, article, atmosphere, balance, basic training, briefing, brushwork, buzz session, canvassing, care, causerie, clearing the decks, colloquium, color, composition, conference, consideration …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chemotherapeusis — chemo·therapeusis …   English syllables

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