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Definition of "therapeutics" []

  • Medical treatment of disease; the art or science of healing. (noun)
  • The branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease (noun)

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Use "therapeutics" in a sentence
  • "Again, what we call therapeutics, which has to do with the action of drugs and medicines on the living organism, is, strictly speaking, a branch of experimental physiology, and is daily receiving a greater and greater experimental development."
  • "With this example of antitoxic diphtheria therapy, I have attempted to enumerate for you the chief characteristics of serum therapy as a novum in therapeutics and as a progressive step in medicine."
  • ""In my opinion they have a far greater potential to be used in therapeutics.""