chemotherapeutics

[ kee-moh-ther-uh-pyoo-tiks, kem-oh- ]
/ ˌki moʊˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪks, ˌkɛm oʊ- /

noun (used with a singular verb)

Origin of chemotherapeutics

First recorded in 1910–15; chemo- + therapeutics

Related forms

che·mo·ther·a·peu·tic, che·mo·ther·a·peu·ti·cal, adjectiveche·mo·ther·a·peu·ti·cal·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019