What does Medical mean?

Definitions for Medicalˈmɛd ɪ kəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Medical.

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

Wiktionary

  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

  3. 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

  1. Medical

    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.]

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

Anagrams for Medical »

  1. camelid

  2. decimal

  3. claimed

  4. declaim

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Medical in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Medical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession.

  2. Cooper Quintin:

    I think that this could erode ... confidentiality when dealing with medical data and medical information.

  3. Abbie Hoffman, Steal This Urine Test:

    Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions.

  4. Dave Kennedy:

    Medical records paint a really personal picture of somebody's life and medical procedures, they allow you to perpetrate really in-depth medical fraud.

  5. Frank Sinatra:

    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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