pharmacotherapy

[ fahr-muh-koh-ther-uh-pee ]
/ ˌfɑr mə koʊˈθɛr ə pi /

noun

the treatment of disease through the administration of drugs.

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Origin of pharmacotherapy

First recorded in 1905–10; pharmaco- + therapy
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Medical definitions for pharmacotherapy

pharmacotherapy
[ fär′mə-kō-thĕrə-pē ]

n.

Treatment of disease through the use of drugs.
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