noun (used with a singular verb)
Origin of therapeutics
adjective Also ther·a·peu·ti·cal.
Origin of therapeutic
Examples from the Web for therapeutics
Contemporary Examples of therapeutics
With new lines of therapeutics, patients are living longer than ever before.Gene Editing Could Erase HIV
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Michael Zhang
June 11, 2014
Historical Examples of therapeutics
He too believed himself a magician and physician, and effected cures by the application of astrology to therapeutics.Initiation into Philosophy
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
More uncertain than therapeutics is the manner of diagnosing to-day!
Digitalis is used in therapeutics exclusively for its action on the circulation.
Word Origin 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."