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acupressure a process or technique intended to relieve pain or cure disease by the application of pressure with the hands to specific parts of the body. [1/2 definitions]
acupuncture a traditional Chinese practice of pricking certain parts of the body with fine needles to relieve pain or cure disease. [1/2 definitions]
alchemy an ancient exploration and practice of chemistry which flourished particularly during medieval times. Practitioners used chemical processes in the hope of, for example, producing gold from base metals, finding the key to eternal life, and uncovering a single cure for all disease. [1/2 definitions]
cryonics (used with a sing. verb) the freezing of the body of someone who has just died for the purpose of storing it in anticipation of future resuscitation and cure.
curative that which effects a cure, esp. a drug; remedy. [1/2 definitions]
cure to bring about a cure. [1/7 definitions]
drug a chemical substance used to cure or heal; medicine. [1/5 definitions]
elixir a medicine believed to cure all diseases; panacea. [1/4 definitions]
ergosterol a sterol derived from yeast which produces vitamin D2, used to prevent or cure certain diseases such as rickets.
heal to make whole or healthy; cure. [1/4 definitions]
irremediable impossible to cure, repair, or correct.
jerk2 to cure (meat that has been cut into thin strips) by drying.
kipper to cure (fish) by splitting, cleaning, salting, and drying in smoke or open air. [1/2 definitions]
medicine a drug or other substance used to cure illness or injury or to alleviate symptoms. [1/3 definitions]
nostrum a medicine with undisclosed ingredients, advertised without proof as an effective cure; quack remedy. [1/2 definitions]
nurse to attempt to cure. [1/11 definitions]
nystatin a yellowish antibiotic powder used to cure certain fungal infections, esp. of the skin and mucous membranes.
obstinate difficult to overcome, control, or cure; persistent or refractory. [1/2 definitions]
panacea a remedy or solution for all diseases, ills, or difficulties; cure-all.
powwow a North American Indian ceremony, usu. with ritual dancing, feasting, and chanting, performed to aid warriors in battle, cure disease, or aid the hunt. [1/4 definitions]
rattlesnake root any of various plants whose bitter roots or tubers have been thought to cure snakebite.