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 caring for patients, managing the diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, treatment, palliation of their injury or disease...
- practices are New Age medicine, pseudo-medicine, unorthodox medicine, holistic medicine, fringe medicine, and unconventional medicine, with little distinction...
- 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 medicine or folk medicine) comprises medical aspects of traditional knowledge that developed over generations...
- Internal medicine, also known as general internal medicine in Commonwealth nations, is a medical specialty for medical doctors focused on the prevention...
- medicine in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Medicine is the modern field of medical practice and health care. Medicine may also refer to: Medicine (Elsevier...
- DMD), podiatrist (DPM) or pharmacist (PharmD) who practices medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, podiatry, or clinical pharmacy, respectively, usually...
- Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is an alternative medical practice drawn from traditional medicine in China. A large share of its claims are pseudoscientific...
- of medicine that deal exclusively with children (paediatrics), cancer (oncology), laboratory medicine (pathology), or primary care (family medicine). After...
- Herbal medicine (also called herbalism, phytomedicine or phytotherapy) is the study of pharmacognosy and the use of medicinal plants, which are a basis...