medicine, medical specialtynoun
the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drugnoun
(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
medicine, practice of medicinenoun
the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
"he studied medicine at Harvard"
punishment for one's actions
"you have to face the music"; "take your medicine"
treat medicinally, treat with medicine
A substance which specifically promotes healing when ingested or consumed in some way.
A treatment or cure.
The study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease or illness.
The profession of physicians, surgeons and related specialisms; those who practice medicine.
Ritual Native American magic used (notably by a medicine man) to promote a desired outcome in healing, hunting, warfare etc.
black magic, superstition.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Physick; any remedy administered by a physician.
Etymology: medicine, Fr. medicina, Latin.
O, my dear father! restauration, hang
Thy medicine on my lips; and let this kiss
Repair those violent harms. William Shakespeare, King Lear.
Let’s make us medicines of our great revenge,
To cure this deadly grief. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
A merry heart doth good like a medicine; but a broken spirit drieth the bones. Prov. xvii. 22.
I wish to die, yet dare not death endure;
Detest the med’cine, yet desire the cure. Dryden.
To operate as physick. Not used.
Etymology: from the noun.
Not all the drowsy syrups of the world,
Shall ever medicine thee to that sweet sleep
Which thou owedst yesterday. William Shakespeare.
the science which relates to the prevention, cure, or alleviation of disease
any substance administered in the treatment of disease; a remedial agent; a remedy; physic
a philter or love potion
to give medicine to; to affect as a medicine does; to remedy; to cure
Etymology: [L. medicina (sc. ars), fr. medicinus medical, fr. medicus: cf. F. mdecine. See Medical.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
med′i-sin, or med′sin, n. anything applied for the cure or lessening of disease or pain, whether simple or compound (made up of more than one ingredient): the science which treats of the prevention or cure of disease: a charm.—v.t. to treat or cure by medicine.—adj. Medic′inal, relating to medicine: fitted to cure or to lessen disease or pain.—adv. Medic′inally.—ns. Med′icine-bag, a Red Indian's receptacle for charms; Med′icine-chest, a chest for keeping medicines in a ship, &c.; Med′icine-man, among savages, a witch-doctor or exorciser.—adjs. Med′ico-chirur′gical, relating to both medicine and surgery; Med′ico-lē′gal, relating to the application of medicine to questions of law. [Fr.,—L. medicina—medicus.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Medicine' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3555
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Medicine' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3364
Rank popularity for the word 'Medicine' in Nouns Frequency: #1275
The numerical value of Medicine in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Medicine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
The influx of women in medicine and science has changed some of the questions that are asked.
The classics are only primitive literature. They belong to the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine.
I thought it was a very clever design to do [ the study ] with the medication because all too often we see Western versus Eastern or holistic medicine, and it shouldn't be viewed as such.
Pain is multidimensional, and so should management be, that is what we are grappling with and it is not at all easy at present, but it will be before long. Important changes take time to integrate and get right. Things are changing for the better and the physiotherapy profession in this country stands to gain a great deal of respect for the way in which it is taking on this material. Patients and society should also benefit, and as Gordon Waddell (1998) powerfully points out, if medicine can create a low back pain disability epidemic, then it can also reverse it.”
My job as chief of integrative medicine at AIIMS is to explore how integrative, traditional medicine systems -- especially yoga -- can be used as an adjuvant to modern therapy.
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- طب, دواء, علاجArabic
- tibb, ilaç, dərmanAzerbaijani
- лячэнне, медыцына, лякарства, лекіBelarusian
- лекарство, медицинаBulgarian
- louzoù, medisinerezhBreton
- lékařství, léčba, lékCzech
- Medikament, Medizin, ArzneiGerman
- atike, amatsiEwe
- αγωγή, ιατρική, φάρμακοGreek
- kuracilo, medicinoEsperanto
- medicina, medicamentoSpanish
- medikament, arstirohi, meditsiinEstonian
- دارو, طب, پزشکیPersian
- hoito, lääke, lääketiede, lääkäriysFinnish
- læknafrøði, heilivágurFaroese
- médecine, remède, médicament, médicaments, traitementFrench
- eòlas-leigheas, leigheas, ìoc, cungaidhScottish Gaelic
- רפואה, תרופהHebrew
- औषधि, औषधHindi
- medikamanHaitian Creole
- orvostan, varázsszer, gyógyszer, orvostudomány, orvosságHungarian
- դեղ, դեղորայք, բժշկությունArmenian
- lyf, læknisfræðiIcelandic
- medicina, clinicaItalian
- 医学, 治療, 薬Japanese
- წამალი, მედიცინა, მკურნალობაGeorgian
- ndawaKikuyu, Gikuyu
- медицина, дауа, дәріKazakh
- 醫學, 약, 의학Korean
- îlac, derman, tibKurdish
- медицина, дарыKyrgyz
- MedezinLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- ວິຊາແພດ, ຢາLao
- medikamentas, vaistas, medicinaLithuanian
- izārstēšana, medikaments, medicīna, zāles, ārstēšana, ārstniecībaLatvian
- вражење, лек, вражба, лекарство, лекување, медицинаMacedonian
- анагаах ухаан, эм тариаMongolian
- perubatan, ubatMalay
- ဆေး, အာယုဗ္ဗေဒBurmese
- medicijn, geneesmiddel, artsenij, geneeskundeDutch
- legemiddel, medisin, medikamentNorwegian
- azeeʼNavajo, Navaho
- lek, lekarstwo, medykament, medycynaPolish
- medicina, tratamento, remédioPortuguese
- terapie, medicină, tratament, medicamentRomanian
- лечение, [[лекарственный, медикамент, медицина, лекарство, лекарственное средствоRussian
- медицина, лијек, zdravilo, лек, lek, medicina, здравило, lijekSerbo-Croatian
- lekárstvo, medicína, liek, liečbaSlovak
- zdravilo, medicinaSlovene
- mjekësi, ilaçAlbanian
- morianaSouthern Sotho
- medicin, läkemedel, läkarvetenskap, läkekonstSwedish
- వైద్యం, ఔషదం, మందుTelugu
- дору, тиб, пизишкӣTajik
- แพทยศาสตร์, แพทย์, ยา, การรักษาThai
- derman, medisinaTurkmen
- tıp, ilaçTurkish
- дару, медицинаTatar
- лік, лікування, ліки, медицина, лікарствоUkrainian
- dori, iloj, medikament, tib, meditsinaUzbek
- iselapho, umuthiZulu
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