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

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats