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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  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. Andrew Russo:

    I thought it was a very clever design to do [ the study ] with the medication because all too often we see Western versus Eastern or holistic medicine, and it shouldn't be viewed as such.

  2. David Letterman:

    If you don't take medication every day to keep you at a certain state, you have a potential to ramp up and it can take you to a point where you can even end up in the hospital. And you start acting erratic, as TMZ would put it.

  3. Zoltan Takacs:

    This [ snake venom ] opened up a completely new class of medication.

  4. H.W. Mann:

    Meditation Before Medication

  5. Gregory Thomas:

    I think the lesson learned is that humans are inherently at risk for heart disease whether they live in ancient Egypt or North or South America or Europe, i don't look at it as our fate is to die of heart disease, I look at this as a lesson that we humans have had this challenge from the beginning of time, but we can prevent or delay it. And we should use this as a reminder that we should do everything we currently know how to delay it: exercise, a lean diet, avoid smoking, taking medication that we need.

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