Synthetic is commonly used in the sense of synthesis, the combination of two or more parts whether by design or by natural processes. Furthermore, it may imply being prepared or made artificially, in contrast to naturally.Therapy (in Greek: θεραπεία)
is the attempted remediation of a problem usually following a diagnosis. In the medical field it is synonymous with "treatment". Among psycho-logists the term may refer specifically to psycho-therapy or "talk therapy". Pre-ventive or pro-phylactic therapy is a treatment that is intended to prevent a condition from occurring. Abortive therapy is a treatment that is intended to stop a condition from progressing any further. Supportive therapy is one that does not treat or improve the underlying condition but instead increases comfort.