Definition of Medicines. Meaning of Medicines. Synonyms of Medicines

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Definition of Medicines

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 Medicines from wikipedia

- can afford." Recent studies have found that most of the medicines on the WHO essential medicines list, outside of the field of HIV drugs, are not patented...
- The WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (EML), published by the World Health Organization (WHO), contains the medications considered to be most effective...
- alternative medicine. Practices known as traditional medicines include Ayurveda, Siddha medicine, Unani, ancient Iranian medicine, Irani, Islamic medicine, traditional...
- affect. Some contend that alternative medicines should not require any more regulation than over-the-counter medicines that can also be toxic in overdose...
- ancient Egypt describes over 850 plant medicines, while Dioscorides do****ented over 1000 recipes for medicines using over 600 medicinal plants in De materia...
- Essential medicines, as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO), are the medicines that "satisfy the priority health care needs of the po****tion"...
- medicine. Practices known as traditional medicines include traditional European medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, traditional Korean medicine,...
- take at least 5 prescription medicines concurrently. In Australia, the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons (SUSMP) governs the...
- good evidence for or against the effectiveness of OTC medicines in acute cough". Some cough medicines may be no more effective than placebos for acute coughs...
- A Doctor of Medicine (MD from Latin Medicinae Doctor) is a medical degree, the meaning of which varies between different jurisdictions. In countries that...
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