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Definitions for medication
ˌmɛd ɪˈkeɪ ʃənmed·i·ca·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drugnoun

    (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

  2. medicationnoun

    the act of treating with medicines or remedies

Wiktionary

  1. medicationnoun

    A medicine, or all the medicines regularly taken by a patient

  2. medicationnoun

    The administration of medicine

Webster Dictionary

  1. Medication

    the act or process of medicating

    Etymology: [L. medicatio: cf. F. mdication.]

Freebase

  1. Medication

    A pharmaceutical drug, also referred to as a medicine or medication, can be loosely defined as any chemical substance - or product comprising such - intended for use in the medical diagnosis, cure, treatment, or prevention of disease. The word pharmaceutical comes from the Greek word Pharmakeia. The modern transliteration of Pharmakeia is Pharmacia.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of medication in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of medication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of medication in a Sentence

  1. Helen Cross:

    It gives us another medication when we've got very limited medications that are actually helpful.

  2. Nora Volkow:

    One of the things is, we don't have any evidence-based medication that has proven to be efficacious for the treatment of cocaine addiction, so we currently have no medicine to intervene, and it can be a very severe addiction and actually quite dangerous.

  3. Patsy Nakell:

    People sometimes are having to resort to these extreme choices between eating and taking life-saving medication, this is the global epicentre of the HIV epidemic and when you have a situation like this where people are struggling to have access to food and to clean water then you know (they) will resort to what we call negative coping mechanisms.

  4. Thomas Madejski:

    Any physician that chooses to prescribe any medication for reasons other than patient need faces threat of significant sanction... as well as potentially criminal and civil penalties.

  5. Cynthia Fontanella:

    Mood stabilizers and psychotic medications can cause weight gain, say up to 30 or 40 pounds... stiffness of their neck or eyes... and it can cause sedation, so, they may not use their medication and may self-medicate with cannabis to treat the mood disorders.

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