What does medical mean?

Definitions for medical
ˈmɛd ɪ kəlmed·i·cal

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 checkadjective

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

  2. medicaladjective

    relating to the study or practice of medicine

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

  3. medicaladjective

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

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

  4. aesculapian, medicaladjective

    of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art

Wiktionary

  1. medicalnoun

    A medical examination.

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

  2. medicaladjective

    Of or pertaining to the practice of medicine.

    Do you have any medical experience?

Webster Dictionary

  1. Medicaladjective

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Medicaladjective

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

    Etymology: [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

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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

Examples of medical in a Sentence

  1. Eliana Espinosa:

    Right now we don't make too much money, so if she loses her insurance, I would end up having to stop going to college so that I can get a job to help pay for her medical expenses, my mom is really important for me because she was there for me through my entire sickness.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    The very concept of medical debt should not exist, in the wealthiest country in the history of the world, one illness or disease should not ruin a family's financial life and future.

  3. Hostage Affairs Roger Carstens:

    We are counting on medical professionals to provide Trevor with appropriate care and treatment and authorities to release him.

  4. University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center:

    Ohio law requires that all medical claims be accompanied by an affidavit of merit, in this matter, the plaintiffs' attorneys did not file the necessary documentation. So we have asked the court to dismiss the claims that were not properly supported when filed.

  5. George Leo Thomas:

    Parishioners are free to assert their right to declare conscience objections on medical or moral grounds should they so desire.

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