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
(abbreviated M.D., from the Latin Medicinae
Doctor) is a medical
degree, the meaning
of which varies between different
(oncology), laboratory medicine
(pathology), or primary
care (family medicine
). After completing medical
- DO, OD, PharmD, BDS, or BDent; or MB; BS, MBChB, or BMed) who practices medicine
in a hospital
or clinic, under
- Traditional medicine
or folk medicine
) comprises medical aspects
of traditional knowledge
- or risk of disease. The terms personalized medicine
, precision medicine
, stratified medicine
and P4 medicine
are used interchangeably
- Cold medicines
used by people
with the common
cold, cough, or related
is, however, no good evidence
- Energy medicine
healing, vibrational medicine
healing, spiritual medicine
or spiritual healing
- Herbal medicine
(also Herbalism) is the study
of the botany
and use of medicinal
have been the basis
for medical treatments through
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