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
relating to the study or practice of medicine
"the medical profession"; "a medical student"; "medical school"
requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery
"medical treatment"; "pneumonia is a medical disease"
of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art
A medical examination.
You'll have to get a medical before you apply for that job.
Of or pertaining to the practice of medicine.
Do you have any medical experience?
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
containing medicine; used in medicine; medicinal; as, the medical properties of a plant
Origin: [LL. medicalis, L. medicus belonging to healing, fr. mederi to heal; cf. Zend madha medical science, wisdom, Gr. to learn, E. mind: cf. F. mdical.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
med′i-kal, adj. relating to the art of healing diseases: containing that which heals: intended to promote the study of medicine.—adv. Med′ically.—Medical jurisprudence (see Jurisprudence). [Fr.,—Low L. medicalis—L. medicus, pertaining to healing, a physician—medēri, to heal.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Medical' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1068
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Medical' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1835
Rank popularity for the word 'Medical' in Adjectives Frequency: #135
The numerical value of Medical in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Medical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession.
I think that this could erode ... confidentiality when dealing with medical data and medical information.
Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions.
Medical records paint a really personal picture of somebody's life and medical procedures, they allow you to perpetrate really in-depth medical fraud.
I can honestly say to you, slaves of the press, that if I had as many love affairs as you have given me credit for, I would now be speaking to you from a jar at the Harvard Medical School.
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- mèdicCatalan, Valencian
- médica, médicoSpanish
- lèighScottish Gaelic
- врачебный, медицинский, медицинскаяRussian
- Y khoaVietnamese
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