|1.||[ noun ] (medicine) care by procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury|
|Related terms:||care remedy massage medical_care naprapathy acupuncture orthodontic_treatment osteopathy detoxification modality acupressure hydropathy autogenic_therapy rest-cure fomentation orthoptics osteoclasis naturopathy chiropractic relaxant remedy treat|
|2.||[ noun ] the management of someone or something|
"the handling of prisoners" or "the treatment of water sewage" "the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system"
|Related terms:||management dealing short_shrift bioremediation manage|
|3.||[ noun ] a manner of dealing with something artistically|
"his treatment of space borrows from Italian architecture"
|4.||[ noun ] an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic|
"the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic" "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"
|Related terms:||communication detail consideration talk expansion dilation discourse|