adjective Also ther·a·peu·ti·cal.
Origin of therapeutic
Examples from the Web for therapeutic
Moreover, new research suggests that Furosemide may have no therapeutic value at all.
Cruikshank often speaks about the potential of yoga to be therapeutic — even medicinal.
Only then will we find a therapeutic solution that fully restores autonomy to those who have been robbed of independence.Electric Stimulation and Rigorous Physical Therapy Show Promise for Paralysis Patients|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gupta points out that even methamphetamine and cocaine are recognized for their therapeutic value as “Schedule II” drugs.
Their program, Therapeutic Storytelling Authoring Tools for Post-Traumatic Stress, was first reported in WIRED back in 2011.The Rise of Superhero Therapy: Comic Books as Psychological Treatment|Alex Suskind|February 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Iatrochemistry provided a substitution in the form of medicinals to quell the flow of blood for therapeutic purposes.
Rule 6, in that exaggerated and unwarranted claims are made for its therapeutic qualities.
Cythnos, Melos and other islands possess hot springs with therapeutic qualities.
Can we say that this therapeutic obsession was due to the illnesses of his family, which were, indeed, unending?The Ordeal of Mark Twain|Van Wyck Brooks
Without having ever given him a therapeutic suggestion, I awaken him and inquire if he remembered what happened.A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis|Melvin Powers
British Dictionary definitions for therapeutic
Word Origin for therapeutic
Word Origin and History for therapeutic
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."