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chemotherapy

chem·o·ther·a·py

chemotherapy

 
pronunciation:
ki mo the r pi [or] ke mo the r pi
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part of speech: noun
definition: the science or practice of destroying disease-causing microorganisms or malignant tissue by use of chemicals, esp. toxic ones.
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derivation: chemotherapist (n.)
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  disease, virus