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 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

    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. Medical(adj)

    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. Vincent Thielke:

    The fact that Apple and Google have pooled their resources to combat COVID-19 will benefit them over the long term, and they will emerge from the coronavirus pandemic with much stronger ties to the medical community.

  2. Marni Stahlman:

    While we are now working to meet the medical community needs for the disease, the psychological impacts are much more far-reaching.

  3. Daniel Pearlstein:

    The medical marijuana industry in Canada is in a state of competitive capitalism, everyone is elbowing for a position, but everyone needs everyone else to succeed up to the point where supply and demand reach an equilibrium, and then the players can start battling it out.

  4. Paul Pruitt:

    We can share that LouAnn was getting excellent care and that our team was following both her advanced directives and clinical practice guidelines to manage her pain and symptoms, once those symptoms progressed rapidly, and at the advice of her medical team, she was immediately sent to the hospital.

  5. Ricardo Landivar:

    At the rate we are going, there will be a total collapse, ... We are going to have patients dying in the streets without being able to be treated by medical staff.

Images & Illustrations of medical

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