Medicine

  • 1 medicine — 1. A drug. 2. The art of preventing or curing disease; the science concerned with disease in all its relations. 3. The study and treatment of general diseases or those affecting the internal parts of the body, especially those not usually… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 2 Medicine — steht für Medizinisches Gender Medicine Humanmedizin unter geschlechtsspezifischen Gesichtspunkten Open Medicine, medizinische Projekte im Geiste des Open Source Geografisches Medicine Bow Mountains, Bergkette der Rocky Mountains Medicine Hat,… …

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  • 3 medicine — (n.) c.1200, medical treatment, cure, remedy, also used figuratively, of spiritual remedies, from O.Fr. medecine (Mod.Fr. médicine) medicine, art of healing, cure, treatment, potion, from L. medicina the healing art, medicine; a remedy, also used …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 Medicine 8 — Origin London, England Genres Acid House Electro House Techno Years active 1996–present Labels Regal Recordings, Trashmouth Records …

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  • 5 medicine — medi‧cine [ˈmedsn ǁ ˈmedsn] noun industrial/​occupational medicine HUMAN RESOURCES the study of the conditions under which people work and the effects of these conditions on their health and safety: • It is known from occupational medicine… …

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  • 6 Medicine — Med i*cine, n. [L. medicina (sc. ars), fr. medicinus medical, fr. medicus: cf. F. m[ e]decine. See {Medical}.] 1. The science which relates to the prevention, cure, or alleviation of disease. [1913 Webster] 2. Any substance administered in the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Medicine — aging ear altruistic donor andrologist antigerm ape diet apitherapy baggage malaria bed blocker …

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  • 8 Medicine — Med i*cine, v. t. To give medicine to; to affect as a medicine does; to remedy; to cure. Medicine thee to that sweet sleep. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 medicine — ► NOUN 1) the science or practice of the treatment and prevention of disease. 2) a drug or other preparation taken by mouth in order to treat or prevent disease. ● give someone a dose of their own medicine Cf. ↑give someone a dose of their own… …

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  • 10 medicine — [med′ə sən; ] Brit [ med′sən, med′sin] n. [OFr < L medicina < medicus: see MEDICAL] 1. the science and art of diagnosing, treating, curing, and preventing disease, relieving pain, and improving and preserving health 2. the branch of this… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 medicine — Medicine, Medicina. Medicine ou bruvage où il y a de la saulge, Saluiatum. Medecine pour les yeux, Medicamentum oculorum. Medecine qui guarit soubdainement, Praesens medicina. Medecine qu on baille à toutes bestes qui portent somme, Veterinaria… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 12 medicine — index cure, narcotic, panacea Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 medicine — medicine, sociology of …

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  • 14 medicine — *remedy, cure, medicament, medication, specific, physic …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 15 medicine — The recommended pronunciation is as two syllables, i.e. med sin, although a three syllable form, med i sin, is common in Scotland and the USA and elsewhere …

    Modern English usage

  • 16 medicine — / medication [n] substance that helps cure, alleviate, or prevent illness anesthetic, antibiotic, antidote, antiseptic, antitoxin, balm, biologic, capsule, cure, dose, drug, elixir, injection, inoculation, liniment, lotion, medicament, ointment,… …

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  • 17 Medicine — This article is about the science and art of healing. For pharmaceutical drugs, see Medication. For other uses, see Medicine (disambiguation). Statue of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine, holding the symbolic Rod of Asclepius with its coiled… …

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  • 18 medicine — /med euh sin/ or, esp. Brit., /med seuhn/, n., v., medicined, medicining. n. 1. any substance or substances used in treating disease or illness; medicament; remedy. 2. the art or science of restoring or preserving health or due physical condition …

    Universalium

  • 19 MEDICINE — From the beginning of their history until modern times Jews have exercised a tremendous influence on the development of medical science. They have always been solicitous in their care for the sick and held the medical profession in great esteem.… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 20 medicine — n. method, science of treating disease 1) to practice medicine 2) to study medicine 3) aerospace, space; allopathic; alternative (BE), complementary (BE), fringe (BE); aviation; ayurvedic; clinical; community, social; defensive; family; folk;… …

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