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

How to pronounce medical?

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How to say medical in sign language?

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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. Christopher Granger:

    Even though the principles are clear, how one does that is highly dependent on the coordination of emergency medical services and the network of hospitals in the region.

  2. Adnan Abu al-Wafa:

    Only the medical crews know about these locations and these points are variable and changeable by time.

  3. Andrew Steptoe:

    My suspicion is that it is a mixture of caution and nervousness on the part of patients and their partners, reinforced in some cases by medical advice to take things slowly.

  4. State Mike Pompeo:

    We might be bringing citizens home from other countries as well. In addition we might bring in some medical supplies.

  5. Josh Earnest:

    I will not call into question the credentials of a physician who conducted a medical examination of Mr. Trump, that must have been a pretty interesting appointment.

Images & Illustrations of medical

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