Noun(1) a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
Adjective(1) tending to cure or restore to health
(1) No, it's not just a fragrant perfume associated with old ladies - it is, says Linda, a powerful curative .(2) Coral became a popular choice for jewelry in ancient Rome, for it was thought to have curative properties and to be a defense against evil.(3) We included data on oesophageal and gastric operations for malignant and benign disease with palliative or curative intent.(4) In alternative medicine, urine is considered a curative for a variety of medical conditions.(5) Most governments ban distributors from making any claims about disease prevention or curative properties.(6) Ginseng was both native and plentiful in New England and was highly regarded by the Chinese for its use as a curative for a variety of ailments.(7) Posters portraying symptoms, preventive and curative aspects for diseases, tips for first aid and healthy diet also form part of the auditorium.(8) Most patients present with advanced disease, and curative surgery requires considerable resources in the operating theatre and in critical care.(9) During the mid 1800's, the tomato was considered a curative for almost every major illness.(10) Photodynamic therapy has curative potential for patients with early lung cancer that is centrally located.(11) Less than 20% of individuals suffering this disease are diagnosed in stages in which curative surgery is an option.(12) Recurrence of the primary tumor is rarely amenable to curative therapy.(13) They not only provide preventive and basic curative health care but also perform family planning procedures and other surgical operations.(14) A lot are here because they have learning difficulties but this is because parents see our education as a curative .(15) UV light is known to have bactericidal activity and could have curative properties as far as secondary bacterial infections are concerned.(16) Several systems advocate the use of gold jewellery as a curative for many ailments.
2. therapeutic ::
3. medicinal ::
4. remedial ::
5. corrective ::
6. restorative ::
7. tonic ::
8. health-giving ::
9. cure ::
10. therapeutic ::
11. remedy ::
Different Formscurative, curatives
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