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C Medica
Lemon Lem"on (l[e^]m"[u^]n), n. [F. limon, Per. l[imac]m[=u]n; cf. Ar. laim[=u]n, Sp. limon, It. limone. Cf. Lime a fruit.] 1. (Bot.) An oval or roundish fruit resembling the orange, and containing a pulp usually intensely acid. It is produced by a tropical tree of the genus Citrus, the common fruit known in commerce being that of the species C. Limonum or C. Medica (var. Limonum). There are many varieties of the fruit, some of which are sweet. 2. The tree which bears lemons; the lemon tree. Lemon grass (Bot.), a fragrant East Indian grass (Andropogon Sh[oe]nanthus, and perhaps other allied species), which yields the grass oil used in perfumery. Lemon sole (Zo["o]l.), a yellow European sole (Solea aurantiaca). Salts of lemon (Chem.), a white crystalline substance, inappropriately named, as it consists of an acid potassium oxalate and contains no citric acid, which is the characteristic acid of lemon; -- called also salts of sorrel. It is used in removing ink stains. See Oxalic acid, under Oxalic. [Colloq.]
C Medica
Lime Lime, n. [F. lime; of Persian origin. See Lemon.] (Bot.) A fruit allied to the lemon, but much smaller; also, the tree which bears it. There are two kinds; Citrus Medica, var. acida which is intensely sour, and the sweet lime (C. Medica, var. Limetta) which is only slightly sour.
Citrus Medica
Lime Lime, n. [F. lime; of Persian origin. See Lemon.] (Bot.) A fruit allied to the lemon, but much smaller; also, the tree which bears it. There are two kinds; Citrus Medica, var. acida which is intensely sour, and the sweet lime (C. Medica, var. Limetta) which is only slightly sour.
Citrus Medica
Citron Cit"ron (s[i^]t"r[u^]n), n. [F. citron, LL. citro, fr. L. citrus citron tree (cf. citreum, sc. malum, a citron), from Gr. ki`tron citron] 1. (Bot) A fruit resembling a lemon, but larger, and pleasantly aromatic. The thick rind, when candied, is the citron of commerce. 2. A citron tree. 3. A citron melon. Citron melon. (a) A small variety of muskmelon with sugary greenish flesh. (b) A small variety of watermelon, whose solid white flesh is used in making sweetmeats and preserves. Citron tree (Bot.), the tree which bears citrons. It was probably a native of northern India, and is now understood to be the typical form of Citrus Medica.
Hypodermic medication
Hypodermic Hyp`o*der"mic, a. [See Hypoderma.] Of or pertaining to the parts under the skin. Hypodermic medication, the application of remedies under the epidermis, usually by means of a small syringe, called the hypodermic syringe. -- Hyp`o*der"mic*al*ly, adv.
Immedicable
Immedicable Im*med"i*ca*ble, a. [L. Immedicabilis. See In- not, and Medicable.] Not to be healed; incurable. ``Wounds immedicable.' --Milton.
Materia medica
Materia medica Ma*te"ri*a med"i*ca [L. See Matter, and Medical.] 1. Material or substance used in the composition of remedies; -- a general term for all substances used as curative agents in medicine. 2. That branch of medical science which treats of the nature and properties of all the substances that are employed for the cure of diseases.
Medicable
Medicable Med"i*ca*ble, a. [L. medicabilis, from medicare, medicari, to heal, fr. medicus physician. See Medical.] Capable of being medicated; admitting of being cured or healed.
Medicago arborea
Moon Moon, n. [OE. mone, AS. m[=o]na; akin to D. maan, OS. & OHG. m[=a]no, G. mond, Icel. m[=a]ni, Dan. maane, Sw. m[*a]ne, Goth. m[=e]na, Lith. men?, L. mensis month, Gr. ? moon, ? month, Skr. m[=a]s moon, month; prob. from a root meaning to measure (cf. Skr. m[=a] to measure), from its serving to measure the time. [root]271. Cf. Mete to measure, Menses, Monday, Month.] 1. The celestial orb which revolves round the earth; the satellite of the earth; a secondary planet, whose light, borrowed from the sun, is reflected to the earth, and serves to dispel the darkness of night. The diameter of the moon is 2,160 miles, its mean distance from the earth is 240,000 miles, and its mass is one eightieth that of the earth. See Lunar month, under Month. The crescent moon, the diadem of night. --Cowper. 2. A secondary planet, or satellite, revolving about any member of the solar system; as, the moons of Jupiter or Saturn. 3. The time occupied by the moon in making one revolution in her orbit; a month. --Shak. 4. (Fort.) A crescentlike outwork. See Half-moon. Moon blindness. (a) (Far.) A kind of ophthalmia liable to recur at intervals of three or four weeks. (b) (Med.) Hemeralopia. Moon dial, a dial used to indicate time by moonlight. Moon face, a round face like a full moon. Moon madness, lunacy. [Poetic] Moon month, a lunar month. Moon trefoil (Bot.), a shrubby species of medic (Medicago arborea). See Medic. Moon year, a lunar year, consisting of lunar months, being sometimes twelve and sometimes thirteen.
Medicago lupulina
Nonesuch None"such`, n. A person or thing of a sort that there is no other such; something extraordinary; a thing that has not its equal. It is given as a name to various objects, as to a choice variety of apple, a species of medic (Medicago lupulina), a variety of pottery clay, etc.
Medicago lupulina
Shamrock Sham"rock, n. [L. seamrog, seamar, trefoil, white clover, white honeysuckle; akin to Gael. seamrag.] (Bot.) A trifoliate plant used as a national emblem by the Irish. The legend is that St. Patrick once plucked a leaf of it for use in illustrating the doctrine of the trinity. Note: The original plant was probably a kind of wood sorrel (Oxalis Acetocella); but now the name is given to the white clover (Trifolium repens), and the black medic (Medicago lupulina).
Medicago lupulina
Medic Med"ic, n. [L. medica, Gr. ? (sc. ?) a kind of clover introduced from Media, from ? Median.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant of the genus Medicago. The black medic is the Medicago lupulina; the purple medic, or lucern, is M. sativa.
Medicago sativa
Lucern Lu"cern, n. [F. luzerne.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant (Medicago sativa), having bluish purple cloverlike flowers, cultivated for fodder; -- called also alfalfa. [Written also lucerne.]
Medicago sativa
Alfalfa Al*fal"fa, n. [Sp.] (Bot.) The lucern (Medicago sativa); -- so called in California, Texas, etc.
Medicago scuttellata
Snail Snail (sn[=a]l), n. [OE. snaile, AS. sn[ae]gel, snegel, sn[ae]gl; akin to G. schnecke, OHG. snecko, Dan. snegl, Icel. snigill.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous species of terrestrial air-breathing gastropods belonging to the genus Helix and many allied genera of the family Helicid[ae]. They are abundant in nearly all parts of the world except the arctic regions, and feed almost entirely on vegetation; a land snail. (b) Any gastropod having a general resemblance to the true snails, including fresh-water and marine species. See Pond snail, under Pond, and Sea snail. 2. Hence, a drone; a slow-moving person or thing. 3. (Mech.) A spiral cam, or a flat piece of metal of spirally curved outline, used for giving motion to, or changing the position of, another part, as the hammer tail of a striking clock. 4. A tortoise; in ancient warfare, a movable roof or shed to protect besiegers; a testudo. [Obs.] They had also all manner of gynes [engines] . . . that needful is [in] taking or sieging of castle or of city, as snails, that was naught else but hollow pavises and targets, under the which men, when they fought, were heled [protected], . . . as the snail is in his house; therefore they cleped them snails. --Vegetius (Trans.). 5. (Bot.) The pod of the sanil clover. Ear snail, Edible snail, Pond snail, etc. See under Ear, Edible, etc. Snail borer (Zo["o]l.), a boring univalve mollusk; a drill. Snail clover (Bot.), a cloverlike plant (Medicago scuttellata, also, M. Helix); -- so named from its pods, which resemble the shells of snails; -- called also snail trefoil, snail medic, and beehive. Snail flower (Bot.), a leguminous plant (Phaseolus Caracalla) having the keel of the carolla spirally coiled like a snail shell. Snail shell (Zo["o]l.), the shell of snail. Snail trefoil. (Bot.) See Snail clover, above.
Medical jurisprudence
Jurisprudence Ju`ris*pru"dence, n. [L. jurisprudentia; jus, juris, right, law + prudentia a foreseeing, knowledge of a matter, prudence: cf. F. jurisprudence. See Just, a., and Prudence.] The science of juridical law; the knowledge of the laws, customs, and rights of men in a state or community, necessary for the due administration of justice. The talents of Abelard were not confined to theology, jurisprudence, philosophy. -- J. Warton. Medical jurisprudence, that branch of juridical law which concerns questions of medicine.
Medically
Medically Med"ic*al*ly, adv. In a medical manner; with reference to healing, or to the principles of the healing art.
Medicamental
Medicamental Med`ica*men"tal, a. Of or pertaining to medicaments or healing applications; having the qualities of medicaments. -- Med`ica*men"tal*ly, adv.
Medicamentally
Medicamental Med`ica*men"tal, a. Of or pertaining to medicaments or healing applications; having the qualities of medicaments. -- Med`ica*men"tal*ly, adv.
Medicate
Medicate Med"i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Medicated; p. pr. & vb. n. Medicating.] [L. medicatus, p. p. of medicare, medicari. See Medicable.] 1. To tincture or impregnate with anything medicinal; to drug. ``Medicated waters.' --Arbuthnot. 2. To treat with medicine.
Medicated
Medicate Med"i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Medicated; p. pr. & vb. n. Medicating.] [L. medicatus, p. p. of medicare, medicari. See Medicable.] 1. To tincture or impregnate with anything medicinal; to drug. ``Medicated waters.' --Arbuthnot. 2. To treat with medicine.
Medicating
Medicate Med"i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Medicated; p. pr. & vb. n. Medicating.] [L. medicatus, p. p. of medicare, medicari. See Medicable.] 1. To tincture or impregnate with anything medicinal; to drug. ``Medicated waters.' --Arbuthnot. 2. To treat with medicine.
Medicative
Medicative Med"i*ca*tive, a. Medicinal; acting like a medicine.
vina medicata
Vinum Vi"num, n.; pl. Vina. [L. See Wine.] Wine, -- chiefly used in Pharmacy in the name of solutions of some medicinal substance in wine; as: vina medicata, medicated wines; vinum opii, wine of opium.

Meaning of Medica from wikipedia

- MEDICA is a French private health group specialized in the exploitation of global care facilities for dependent persons. The MEDICA group operates in...
- Materia medica (English: medical material/substance) is a Latin term for the body of collected knowledge about the therapeutic properties of any substance...
- Medica Reporting Limited is a teleradiology provider based in Hastings. Not to be confused with Medicago, a genus of flowering plants, or the Medica Group...
- Citrus medica var. sarcodactylis, or the fingered citron, is an unusually shaped citron variety whose fruit is segmented into finger-like sections, resembling...
- The citron (Citrus medica) is a large fragrant citrus fruit with a thick rind. It is one of the original citrus fruits from which all other citrus types...
- cathedral schools and universities where medicine was studied. The Schola Medica Salernitana in Salerno, looking to the learning of Gr**** and Arab physicians...
- Medica Superspecialty Hospital is an NABH-accredited 400-bed hospital (proposed 500-bed hospital) providing healthcare services and 24/7 emergency support...
- was a Gr**** physician, pharmacologist, botanist, and author of De Materia Medica (Ancient Gr****: Περὶ ὕλης ἰατρικῆς, On Medical Material) —a 5-volume Gr****...
- Pharma Medica Research Inc. is a Canadian research and development company that works with pharmaceutical companies and performs clinical trials in the...
- contains 12 segments and about 30 seeds. Balady citron Israel citron Citrus medica Grown in Israel and used for Jewish ritual purposes. Bergamot orange Citrus...
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