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pharmacotherapy

[fahr-muh-koh-ther-uh-pee] /ˌfɑr mə koʊˈθɛr ə pi/
noun
1.
the treatment of disease through the administration of drugs.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; pharmaco- + therapy
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Examples from the web for pharmacotherapy
  • Cognitive behavior therapy and pharmacotherapy for insomnia: a randomized controlled trial and direct comparison.
  • Summary of evidence report on pharmacotherapy for alcohol dependence.
pharmacotherapy in Medicine

pharmacotherapy phar·ma·co·ther·a·py (fär'mə-kō-thěr'ə-pē)
n.
Treatment of disease through the use of drugs.

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