noun (used with a singular verb)
Definition for therapeutics (2 of 2)
adjective Also ther·a·peu·ti·cal.
Origin of therapeutic
Examples from the Web for therapeutics
With new lines of therapeutics, patients are living longer than ever before.
He too believed himself a magician and physician, and effected cures by the application of astrology to therapeutics.Initiation into Philosophy|Emile Faguet
The whole science of therapeutics is based upon this discovery.A Plea for the Criminal|James Leslie Allan Kayll
But every man to his vocation, and that of Norman Macleod was the therapeutics of religion.Norman Macleod|John Wellwood
More uncertain than therapeutics is the manner of diagnosing to-day!
Digitalis is used in therapeutics exclusively for its action on the circulation.
British Dictionary definitions for therapeutics (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for therapeutics (2 of 2)
Word Origin for therapeutic
Word Origin and History for therapeutics
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."