Ther`a*peu"tic (?), Ther`a*peu"tic*al (?), a. [F. th'erapeutique, 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.


© Webster 1913.

Ther`a*peu"tic, n.

One of the Therapeutae.


© Webster 1913.

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