Definition of Medicine. Meaning of Medicine. Synonyms of Medicine
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Definition of Medicine
MedicineMedicine Med"i*cine, n.
(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.
(b) Hence, a similar object or agency among other savages.
2. Short for Medicine man.
3. Intoxicating liquor; drink. [Slang]
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
is the science
the diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and prevention
of disease. Medicine
encomp****es a variety
- Complementary medicine
and alternative medicine
(CAM), integrated medicine
or integrative medicine
(IM), and holistic medicine
(oncology), laboratory medicine
(pathology), or primary
care (family medicine
). After completing medical
(abbreviated M.D., from the Latin Medicinae
Doctor) is a medical
degree, the meaning
of which varies between different
- DO, OD, PharmD, BDS, or BDent; or MB; BS, MBChB, or BMed) who practices medicine
in a hospital
or clinic, under
- Occupational medicine
1960 called industrial medicine
, is the branch
of medicine which
with the maintenance
in the workplace...
for the fellowship. Adolescent Medicine
Allergy/Immunology Cardiology Rheumatology Emergency medicine Endocrinology Gastroenterology
- A medicine
man or medicine woman
is a traditional healer
and spiritual leader
of indigenous people
of the Americas. Individual
- Sports medicine
is a branch
with physical fitness
and the treatment
of injuries related
and exercise. Although...
is awarded yearly
by the Nobel Foundation
for outstanding discoveries
in the fields
of life sciences
. One of five prizes...
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