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Therapeutic   /θˌɛrəpjˈutɪk/   Listen

A medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain.  Synonyms: curative, cure, remedy.

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"Therapeutic" Quotes from Famous Books

... it has been my painful province to witness the deplorable consequences of the non-recognition, by friends and relatives, of the precedent symptoms of those organic affections of the brain, the relief of which was within the reach of well-known therapeutic agents if exhibited seasonably." ...
— Hard Cash • Charles Reade

... its several therapeutic uses, then said, "Perhaps you'd like to try it yourself while ...
— It's All Yours • Sam Merwin

... ethical value is what no one can contradict. It is a painful but very useful operation, which demands a great deal from the physician as well as from the patient. Psychoanalysis seen from the standpoint of therapeutic technic consists chiefly of numerous analyses of dreams; these in the course of treatment, little by little, bring what is evil out of the subconsciousness to the light and submit it to the disinfecting ...
— The Journal of Abnormal Psychology - Volume 10

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