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Adjective: curative  kyûr-u-tiv
  1. Tending to cure or restore to health
    "curative powers of herbal remedies";
    - healing, alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic, sanatory
Noun: curative  kyûr-u-tiv
  1. A medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieves pain
    - remedy, cure, therapeutic

Derived forms: curatives

See also: healthful

Type of: medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine

Part of: intervention, treatment

Encyclopedia: Curative