Definitions for Medicalˈmɛd ɪ kəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

med•i•calˈmɛd ɪ kəl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the science or practice of medicine.

    Category: Medicine

  2. curative; medicinal

    medical properties.

    Category: Medicine

  3. pertaining to or requiring treatment by other than surgical means.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Medicine

  4. pertaining to or indicating the state of one's health:

    a medical leave.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Medicine

  5. (n.)a medical examination.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Medicine

Origin of medical:

1640–50; < ML medicālis= L medic(us) medical (der. of medērī to heal) +-ālis -al1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. checkup, medical checkup, medical examination, medical exam, medical, health check(adj)

    a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person

  2. medical(adj)

    relating to the study or practice of medicine

    "the medical profession"; "a medical student"; "medical school"

  3. medical(adj)

    requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery

    "medical treatment"; "pneumonia is a medical disease"

  4. aesculapian, medical(adj)

    of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. medical(adjective)ˈmɛd ɪ kəl

    relating to medicine

    a medical dictionary; immediate medical assistance

  2. medical(noun)ˈmɛd ɪ kəl



  1. medical(Noun)

    A medical examination.

    You'll have to get a medical before you apply for that job.

  2. medical(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the practice of medicine.

    Do you have any medical experience?

Webster Dictionary

  1. Medical(adj)

    of, pertaining to, or having to do with, the art of healing disease, or the science of medicine; as, the medical profession; medical services; a medical dictionary; medical jurisprudence

  2. Medical(adj)

    containing medicine; used in medicine; medicinal; as, the medical properties of a plant

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Medical' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1068

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Medical' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1835

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Medical' in Adjectives Frequency: #135

Translations for Medical

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of healing, medicine or doctors

medical care; medical insurance.

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