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(1)   Care by procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury
(2)   The management of someone or something
"The handling of prisoners"
"The treatment of water sewage"
"The right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system"
(3)   A manner of dealing with something artistically
"His treatment of space borrows from Italian architecture"
(4)   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"


  1. The process or manner of treating someone or something.
    1. the change is due largely to the increased availability of antiretroviral treatment
    2. A treatment or cure is applied after a medical problem has already started
    3. Oregon treasurer undergoes treatment for cancer
    4. Cancer survivors who got radiation treatments as children have nearly twice the risk of developing diabetes as adults
  2. Medical care for an illness or injury.
  3. The use of a substance or process to preserve or give particular properties to something.