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 establishing the diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Medicine encomp****es a variety of...
- Complementary medicine (CM), complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), integrated medicine or integrative medicine (IM), and holistic medicine are among...
- children (pediatrics), cancer (oncology), laboratory medicine (pathology), or primary care (family medicine). After completing medical school, physicians or...
- DO, OD, PharmD, BDS, or BDent; or MB; BS, MBChB, or BMed) who practices medicine, usually in a hospital or clinic, under the direct or indirect supervision...
- Doctor of Medicine (abbreviated M.D., from the Latin Medicinae Doctor) is a medical degree, the meaning of which varies between different jurisdictions...
- Traditional medicine (also known as indigenous or folk medicine) comprises medical aspects of traditional knowledge that developed over generations within...
- Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty involving the application of radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Nuclear medicine imaging...
- Medicine Hat is a city in southeast Alberta, Canada. It is located along the South Saskatchewan River. It is approximately 169 km (105 mi) east of Lethbridge...
- Occupational medicine, until 1960 called industrial medicine, is the branch of medicine which is concerned with the maintenance of health in the workplace...
- Sports medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise. Although...
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