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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Therapeutic  \Ther`a*peu"tic\,  Therapeutical  \Ther`a*peu"tic*al\, 
  a.  [F.  th['e]rapeutique,  Gr  ?,  from  ?  attendant,  servant,  ? 
  to  serve,  take  care  of  treat  medically,  ?  attendant, 
  servant.]  (Med.) 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  healing  art;  concerned  in  discovering 
  and  applying  remedies  for  diseases;  curative.  ``Therapeutic 
  or  curative  physic.''  --Sir  T.  Browne. 
  Medicine  is  justly  distributed  into  ``prophylactic,'' 
  or  the  art  of  preserving  health,  and  therapeutic,  or 
  the  art  of  restoring  it  --I.  Watts. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Therapeutic  \Ther`a*peu"tic\,  n. 
  One  of  the  Therapeut[ae]. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  tending  to  cure  or  restore  to  health;  "curative  powers  of 
  herbal  remedies";  "her  gentle  healing  hand";  "remedial 
  surgery";  "a  sanative  environment  of  mountains  and 
  fresh  air";  "a  therapeutic  agent";  "therapeutic  diets" 
  [syn:  {curative},  {healing(p)},  {alterative},  {remedial}, 
  2:  relating  to  or  involved  in  therapy;  "therapeutic  approach  to 
  criminality"  [syn:  {therapeutical}] 

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