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

  2. Medicaladjective

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

  3. 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. Kim Presson:

    [The doctor] said despite Frank’s own medical issues, his only concern is with her well-being, just the history of them struck a special chord for me. I know it’s hard for the all our patients being here so anything we can do to bring them a little bit of joy is always important to us at St. Elizabeth’s.

  2. Elliot Page:

    The reality of the healthcare is that it's supported by medical institutions and it saves lives, children will die.

  3. Elizabeth Hoff:

    I am really alarmed, i sent an immediate request to authorities for more supplies to be brought in. We are asking for mobile clinics and medical teams to be dispatched.

  4. Jeff Miller:

    We respect Chris Borland's decision and wish Chris Borland all the best. Playing any sport is a personal decision, by any measure, football has never been safer... with rule changes, safer tackling techniques at all levels of football, and better equipment, protocols and medical care for players.

  5. Dane Snyder:

    Having a newborn is an exciting time, but we recommend limiting visitors if they do not live in the same household, if you must leave the house, to take your newborn to their medical provider, for example, call your doctors office and ask for any special instructions.

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