Associations to the word «Chemotherapy»


CHEMOTHERAPY, noun. (medicine) Any chemical treatment intended to be therapeutic with respect to a disease state.
CHEMOTHERAPY, noun. (oncology) (most common usage) chemical treatment to kill or halt the replication and/or spread of cancerous cells in a patient.

Dictionary definition

CHEMOTHERAPY, noun. The use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (or mental illness).

Wise words

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