|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-pyōō'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-pyōō'tĭks)
Medical treatment of disease; the art or science of healing.