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
for a patient, managing
the diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, treatment, palliation
of their injury
(abbreviated M.D., from the Latin Medicinae
Doctor) is a medical
degree, the meaning
of which varies between different
- Complementary medicine
and alternative medicine
(CAM), integrated medicine
or integrative medicine
(IM), and holistic medicine
- Internal medicine
or general internal medicine
nations) is the medical specialty dealing
with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment...
- Traditional medicine
or folk medicine
) comprises medical aspects
of traditional knowledge
- Allopathic medicine
, or allopathy, is an archaic
term used to define
science-based, modern medicine
are regional variations
of the term...
- A medicine
ball (also known
as an exercise
ball, a med ball, or a fitness
ball) is a weighted
ball whose diameter
a shoulder-width, (approx. 13...
of MD, DO, MBBS, MBChB) or podiatrist
(DPM) who practices medicine
or podiatry, respectively, usually
in a hospital
or clinic, under
- Emergency medicine
is the medical speciality concerned
with the care of illnesses
or injuries requiring immediate medical
- Herbal medicine
(also herbalism) is the study
and the use of medicinal
are a basis
of traditional medicine
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