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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·me·di·al /rɪˈmidiəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·me·di·al /rɪˈmɪdɪəl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·me·di·al a.  Affording a remedy; intended for a remedy, or for the removal or abatement of an evil; as, remedial treatment.
    Statutes are declaratory or remedial.   --Blackstone.
    It is an evil not compensated by any beneficial result; it is not remedial, not conservative.   --I. Taylor.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: tending or intended to rectify or improve; "a remedial
             reading course"; "remedial education"
      2: tending to cure or restore to health; "curative powers of
         herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial
         surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh
         air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets" [syn: curative,
          healing(p), alterative, sanative, therapeutic]