therapeutical

[ ther-uh-pyoo-tik ]SEE DEFINITION OF therapeutical

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In medicine, friction, whether simple or conjoined with liniments, is a therapeutical agent of considerable power.

Still, it may be necessary to resort to the therapeutical diagnosis as in the preceding instance.

The various causes of obstruction besides calculi do not offer an inviting field for the exercise of therapeutical skill.

The therapeutical results of nearly half a century of painful experiments—we seek them in vain.

In its therapeutical effects it resembles hydrocyanic acid, but is less active.

The Hippocratic maxim was a step towards a correct solution of the therapeutical operations of remedial agents.

Happily, theory and practice are in perfect accord in respect to the therapeutical measures to be adopted.

Of these, however, only one has stood the test of therapeutical experiment—morphia.

And has magnetism been the occasion of any therapeutical discovery any where?

WORD ORIGIN

pertaining to the healing of disease, 1640s, probably shortened from therapeutical (c.1600), from Modern Latin therapeuticus "curing, healing," from Greek therapeutikos, from therapeutes "one ministering," from therapeutein "to cure, treat," of unknown origin, related to therapon (genitive therapontos) "attendant." Therapeutic was used from 1540s as a noun meaning "the branch of medicine concerned with treatment of disease."

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