What does medication mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(noun)

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

  2. medication(noun)

    the act of treating with medicines or remedies

Wiktionary

  1. medication(Noun)

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

  2. medication(Noun)

    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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Numerology

  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. Gavin Newsom:

    ( California) has worked hard to prepare for a surge - but we ca n’t sustain the record high cases we’re seeing, current projections show CA will run out of current ICU beds before Christmas Eve.The governor told reporters discussions were underway among state health officials over the potential stay-at-home order. Christmas Eve.The governor expects to issue a decision in the next day or two.Last week Christmas Eve.The governor ordered a daily curfew barring social gatherings and other non-essential activities across most of the state between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. daily.Newsom, who has largely banned indoor dining in the state, has apologized after photos surfaced of the first-term Democrat eating dinner with 11 other people, including a prominent lobbyist, at a French restaurant near Napa. None wore masks.More than 4.2 million new COVID-19 infections and 36,000 COVID-19 related deaths were reported across the United States in November, according to a Reuters tally. Hospitalizations are at a pandemic high and deaths the most in six months.Slideshow( 4 images) Nearly 93,000 Americans are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, up 11 % from last week and double the number reported a month ago, according to a Reuters analysis of state and county public health reports.Americans who have endured eight months of restrictions, lockdown and business closures in the face of the pandemic are pinning their hopes on vaccines developed by drug companies Pfizer Inc and Moderna that are awaiting U.S. government approval for emergency use.VACCINES BY CHRISTMAS?U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar said Pfizer’s medication could be authorized and shipped within days of a Dec. 10 meeting of outside advisers to the Food and Drug Administration.Moderna’s vaccine could follow a week later, Health Secretary Alex Azar said, after the company announced on Monday it would apply for emergency authorization both in the U.S. and Europe.

  2. Christine Durand:

    We can, if we need to, change a recipient's medication around, but we have to have a plan for that going into it.

  3. Marcio Astrini:

    Sending the military to the Amazon is like medicating a disease of the government's own creation, it's a medication that has a short-term effect, it will resolve the problem now. ... It won't cure the disease. The disease that exists in the Amazon today is Bolsonaro.

  4. Joseph Baker:

    The most powerful medication that we have on the ambulance is our ability to speak with patients. Ketamine takes that away. i don't believe it should be requested by police. I don't tell them when to use their mace. They should not tell me to administer drugs.

  5. Sara Gottfried:

    I think it’s much better to do the foundational work to change the way you eat, move, think and supplement before you resort to prescription medication.

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