[ nahr-koh-ther-uh-pee ]
/ ˌnɑr koʊˈθɛr ə pi /
an infrequently used method of treating mental disorders by intravenous injection of barbiturates.
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
Question 1 of 10
Words nearby narcotherapy
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Medical definitions for narcotherapy
[ när′kō-thĕr′ə-pē ]
Psychotherapy conducted while the patient is under the influence of a sedative or narcotic drug.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.