Definitions for medicine
ˈmɛd ə sɪn; esp. Brit. ˈmɛd sənmedicine
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word medicine.
medicine, medical specialtynoun
the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drugnoun
(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
medicine, practice of medicinenoun
the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
"he studied medicine at Harvard"
punishment for one's actions
"you have to face the music"; "take your medicine"
treat medicinally, treat with medicine
A substance which specifically promotes healing when ingested or consumed in some way.
A treatment or cure.
The study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease or illness.
The profession of physicians, surgeons and related specialisms; those who practice medicine.
Ritual Native American magic used (notably by a medicine man) to promote a desired outcome in healing, hunting, warfare etc.
black magic, superstition.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Physick; any remedy administered by a physician.
Etymology: medicine, Fr. medicina, Latin.
O, my dear father! restauration, hang
Thy medicine on my lips; and let this kiss
Repair those violent harms. William Shakespeare, King Lear.
Let’s make us medicines of our great revenge,
To cure this deadly grief. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
A merry heart doth good like a medicine; but a broken spirit drieth the bones. Prov. xvii. 22.
I wish to die, yet dare not death endure;
Detest the med’cine, yet desire the cure. Dryden.
To operate as physick. Not used.
Etymology: from the noun.
Not all the drowsy syrups of the world,
Shall ever medicine thee to that sweet sleep
Which thou owedst yesterday. William Shakespeare.
the science which relates to the prevention, cure, or alleviation of disease
any substance administered in the treatment of disease; a remedial agent; a remedy; physic
a philter or love potion
to give medicine to; to affect as a medicine does; to remedy; to cure
Etymology: [L. medicina (sc. ars), fr. medicinus medical, fr. medicus: cf. F. mdecine. See Medical.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
med′i-sin, or med′sin, n. anything applied for the cure or lessening of disease or pain, whether simple or compound (made up of more than one ingredient): the science which treats of the prevention or cure of disease: a charm.—v.t. to treat or cure by medicine.—adj. Medic′inal, relating to medicine: fitted to cure or to lessen disease or pain.—adv. Medic′inally.—ns. Med′icine-bag, a Red Indian's receptacle for charms; Med′icine-chest, a chest for keeping medicines in a ship, &c.; Med′icine-man, among savages, a witch-doctor or exorciser.—adjs. Med′ico-chirur′gical, relating to both medicine and surgery; Med′ico-lē′gal, relating to the application of medicine to questions of law. [Fr.,—L. medicina—medicus.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'medicine' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3555
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'medicine' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3364
Rank popularity for the word 'medicine' in Nouns Frequency: #1275
The numerical value of medicine in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of medicine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Joyce Smith said. She had a second chance at life. She knew she had the second chance and she was lucky to have that. For much of her earlier life in Massachusetts, Mellady was hobbled by a mysterious lung condition. Then, in her late 30s, she tested positive foralpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, a genetic disorder. The inherited condition predisposes people to lung conditions like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the emphysema Mellady developed before her transplant. The condition is caused by a lack of a protein in the blood called alpha-1 antitrypsin, which protects the lungs from inflammation. When Melladys lungs were replaced in 2007, doctors at theCleveland Clinicsaid they were among the worst they had ever seen, functioning at 15 percent of capacity. Over the next 13 years, Mellady served as an inspiration for other patients about to undergo similar transplants, a source of support for their relatives and a wealth of information for doctors studying her condition. She ended up living more than twice as long on her new lungs as the average 6.3 years for lung transplant patients. Dr. Marie Budev, the medical director of Cleveland Clinics lung and heart-lung transplant program, oversaw Melladys care and said Marie Budev was the first person from the program who died of COVID-19 and second to test positive. In this December 2016 photo provided by Joyce Smith, Joanne Mellady and Joyce Smith dog Oscar sled down the driveway of Joyce Smith home in Washington, N.H. Mellady, who received a double lung transplant in 2007, died of the coronavirus on March 30, 2020. Joyce Smith was 67. That scared Budev because transplant recipients are seen as particularly vulnerable to the virus because of the drugs they take that suppress their immune systems, making them more susceptible to infections. Five other people who have had lungs transplanted by the clinic have been infected by the virus and one more has has died. Marie Budev said Melladys death was devastating because she had become a testament to the possibilities of how to live life to the fullest after receiving an organ transplant. Marie Budev knew this was a lease on life that Marie Budev had gotten, Marie Budev said. Mellady participated in several research projects in Boston related to Marie Budev condition and was active in groups looking for a cure for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and who supportedorgan donation. Marie Budev was just blooming with excitement to help others and help the field of medicine especially transplantation.
The board adopted the rule to address what it saw as the unsafe practice of medicine, the rule did not adopt the rule to place an undue burden on women seeking to terminate their pregnancies.
The classics are only primitive literature. They belong to the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine.
Sometimes respecting people means making sure your systems are inclusive such as in the case of using AI for precision medicine, at times it means respecting people's privacy by not collecting any data, and it always means respecting the dignity of an individual.
We are doubling up our training of Ukrainian forces. We've already trained around 650. By this autumn we will have trained nearly 1,000, we've already been training in battlefield medicine, infantry skills, logistics, in tactical intelligence.
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- طب, دواء, علاجArabic
- tibb, ilaç, dərmanAzerbaijani
- лячэнне, медыцына, лякарства, лекіBelarusian
- лекарство, медицинаBulgarian
- louzoù, medisinerezhBreton
- lékařství, léčba, lékCzech
- Medikament, Medizin, ArzneiGerman
- atike, amatsiEwe
- αγωγή, ιατρική, φάρμακοGreek
- kuracilo, medicinoEsperanto
- medicina, medicamentoSpanish
- medikament, arstirohi, meditsiinEstonian
- دارو, طب, پزشکیPersian
- hoito, lääke, lääketiede, lääkäriysFinnish
- læknafrøði, heilivágurFaroese
- médecine, remède, médicament, médicaments, traitementFrench
- eòlas-leigheas, leigheas, ìoc, cungaidhScottish Gaelic
- רפואה, תרופהHebrew
- औषधि, औषधHindi
- medikamanHaitian Creole
- orvostan, varázsszer, gyógyszer, orvostudomány, orvosságHungarian
- դեղ, դեղորայք, բժշկությունArmenian
- lyf, læknisfræðiIcelandic
- medicina, clinicaItalian
- 医学, 治療, 薬Japanese
- წამალი, მედიცინა, მკურნალობაGeorgian
- ndawaKikuyu, Gikuyu
- медицина, дауа, дәріKazakh
- 醫學, 약, 의학Korean
- îlac, derman, tibKurdish
- медицина, дарыKyrgyz
- MedezinLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- ວິຊາແພດ, ຢາLao
- medikamentas, vaistas, medicinaLithuanian
- izārstēšana, medikaments, medicīna, zāles, ārstēšana, ārstniecībaLatvian
- вражење, лек, вражба, лекарство, лекување, медицинаMacedonian
- анагаах ухаан, эм тариаMongolian
- perubatan, ubatMalay
- ဆေး, အာယုဗ္ဗေဒBurmese
- medicijn, geneesmiddel, artsenij, geneeskundeDutch
- legemiddel, medisin, medikamentNorwegian
- azeeʼNavajo, Navaho
- lek, lekarstwo, medykament, medycynaPolish
- medicina, tratamento, remédioPortuguese
- terapie, medicină, tratament, medicamentRomanian
- лечение, [[лекарственный, медикамент, медицина, лекарство, лекарственное средствоRussian
- медицина, лијек, zdravilo, лек, lek, medicina, здравило, lijekSerbo-Croatian
- lekárstvo, medicína, liek, liečbaSlovak
- zdravilo, medicinaSlovene
- mjekësi, ilaçAlbanian
- morianaSouthern Sotho
- medicin, läkemedel, läkarvetenskap, läkekonstSwedish
- వైద్యం, ఔషదం, మందుTelugu
- дору, тиб, пизишкӣTajik
- แพทยศาสตร์, แพทย์, ยา, การรักษาThai
- derman, medisinaTurkmen
- tıp, ilaçTurkish
- дару, медицинаTatar
- лік, лікування, ліки, медицина, лікарствоUkrainian
- dori, iloj, medikament, tib, meditsinaUzbek
- iselapho, umuthiZulu
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