medicine

The Romans gained much of their knowledge from the Greeks and in particular from the Greek doctor, Hippocrates. Roman medicine was a mixture of science and religion, so cures could range from eating dung to chanting. Doctors were likely to blame an illness on a curse. People believed in the healing power of the gods. Therefore many sick Romans eith…...

Medicine

Medicine (UK English audio=En-uk-medicine.ogg, US English audio=En-us-medicine.ogg) is the science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. It encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness. Medicine can involve art, science, or both. It ha...
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Medicine

• (n.) A philter or love potion. • (v. t.) To give medicine to; to affect as a medicine does; to remedy; to cure. • (n.) A physician. • (n.) Any substance administered in the treatment of disease; a remedial agent; a remedy; physic. • (n.) The science which relates to the prevention, cure, or alleviation of disease. • ...
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medicine

(med´ĭ-sin) any drug or remedy. the art and science of the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health. the nonsurgical treatment of disease.
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medicine

(biology) Chemicals use to treat disease or injury. The term drug is also often used to refer to these chemicals. However, the term drug is now often used to refer to the recreational drugs, such as alcohol, nicotine, and illegal drugs such as cannabis. These drugs are either not used much in ...
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medicine

Click images to enlargeThe practice of preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, both physical and mental; also any substance used in the treatment of disease. The basis of medicine is anatomy (the structure and form of the body) and physiology (the study of the body's functions). In the West, medicine increas...
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Medicine

Med'i·cine noun 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 A...
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Medicine

Med'i·cine transitive verb To give medicine to; to affect as a medicine does; to remedy; to cure. ' Medicine thee to that sweet sleep.' Shak.
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medicine

A scientifically-based discipline dedicated to the prevention and treatment of disease and injury. ... A compound used to treat disease, injury or pain. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Medicine

a social institution concerned with combating disease and improving health
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medicine

medicine 1. A drug or remedy.2. The act and science of the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health; as well as, the prevention of illness.3. Treatment of disease by medical, as distinguished from surgical actions; nonsurgical treatment. There are several varieties of medicine which include: adolescent, aerospace, alternativ...
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Medicine

Medicine is slang for intoxicating liquor.
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medicine

medicine, the science and art of treating and preventing disease.Sections in this article:IntroductionHistory of MedicineModern Health Care ManagementBibliography
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Medicine

Music, Poetry, Prophecy, Truth, Medicine, Light; Earlier, the Sun Greek: Apollo; (god) Latin: Apollo (god, also called Phoebus Apollo) The god of the sun, music, poetry, and medicine. Symbols: The lyre (a musical instrument resembling a harp), arrows, and the sun chariot.
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medicine

Refers to the practices and procedures used for the prevention, treatment, or relief of symptoms of a diseases or abnormal conditions. This term may also refer to a legal drug used for the same purpose.
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medicine

See below health,
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Medicine

Study of treating disease by drug.
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Medicine

The magic, secret charms of the Indian. Also the bait used in trapping.
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medicine

the practice concerned with the maintenance of health and the prevention, alleviation, or cure of disease.[44 related articles]
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medicine

Type: Term Pronunciation: med′i-sin Definitions: 1. A drug. 2. The art of preventing or curing disease; the science concerned with disease in all its relations. 3. The study and treatment of general diseases or those affecting the internal parts of the body, especially those not usually requiring surgical intervention. &...
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medicine

[n] - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques 2. [n] - something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease 3. [n] - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
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