Definition of Medicine. Meaning of Medicine. Synonyms of Medicine

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Definition of Medicine

Medicine
Medicine Med"i*cine, n. 1. (a) Among the North American Indians, any object supposed to give control over natural or magical forces, to act as a protective charm, or to cause healing; also, magical power itself; the potency which a charm, token, or rite is supposed to exert. The North American Indian boy usually took as his medicine the first animal of which he dreamed during the long and solitary fast that he observed at puberty. --F. H. Giddings. (b) Hence, a similar object or agency among other savages. 2. Short for Medicine man. 3. Intoxicating liquor; drink. [Slang]
Medicine
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.

Meaning of Medicine from wikipedia

- Medicine is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Medicine encomp****es a variety of health care practices evolved...
- Alternative medicine, fringe medicine, pseudomedicine or simply questionable medicine is the use and promotion of practices which are unproven, disproven...
- ophthalmology, cardiothoracic surgery, dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology,...
- A Doctor of Medicine (MD from Latin Medicinae Doctor) is a medical degree, the meaning of which varies between different jurisdictions. In countries that...
- A specialty, or speciality, in medicine is a branch of medical practice. After completing medical school, physicians or surgeons usually further their...
- Cough medicines are medications used in those with coughing and related conditions. There, however, is no good evidence that over-the-counter cough medications...
- Precision medicine (PM) is a medical model that proposes the customization of healthcare, with medical decisions, treatments, practices, or products being...
- The Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) is a professional doctoral degree for physicians and surgeons offered by medical schools in the United States...
- practitioner, medical doctor, or simply doctor is a professional who practises medicine, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining, or restoring health through...
- In the history of medicine, Islamic medicine is the science of medicine developed in the Islamic Golden Age, and written in Arabic, the lingua franca...
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