[ther-uh-pyoo-tik] /ˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪk/
adjective, Also, therapeutical
of or relating to the treating or curing of disease; curative.
a therapeutic substance.
of or relating to the treatment of disease; curative
serving or performed to maintain health: therapeutic abortion
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.”
therapeutic ther·a·peu·tic (thěr’ə-pyōō’tĭk) or ther·a·peu·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
[thur-muh-plas-tik] /ˌθɜr məˈplæs tɪk/ adjective 1. soft and pliable when heated, as some , without any change of the inherent properties. noun 2. a of this type. /ˌθɜːməʊˈplæstɪk/ adjective 1. (of a material, esp a synthetic plastic or resin) becoming soft when heated and rehardening on cooling without appreciable change of properties Compare thermosetting noun […]
[thing-king] /ˈθɪŋ kɪŋ/ adjective 1. rational; reasoning: People are thinking animals. 2. ; reflective: Any thinking person would reject that plan. noun 3. ; judgment, reflection: clear thinking. /ˈθɪŋkɪŋ/ noun 1. opinion or judgment 2. the process of thought adjective 3. (prenominal) using or capable of using intelligent thought: thinking people 4. put on one’s […]
[thret-n-ing] /ˈθrɛt n ɪŋ/ adjective 1. tending or intended to menace: threatening gestures. 2. causing alarm, as by being imminent; ominous; sinister: threatening clouds.
- Nonthrombocytopenic purpura
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