|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|1.||of or relating to the treatment of disease; curative|
|2.||serving or performed to maintain health: therapeutic abortion|
|[C17: from New Latin therapeuticus, from Greek therapeutikos, from therapeuein to minister to, from theraps an attendant]|
therapeutic ther·a·peu·tic (thěr'ə-py&oomacr;'tĭk) or ther·a·peu·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
Having or exhibiting healing powers.
Of or relating to therapeutics.
therapeutics ther·a·peu·tics (thěr'ə-py&oomacr;'tĭks)
Medical treatment of disease; the art or science of healing.