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medicines, plural;
  1. The science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease (in technical use often taken to exclude surgery)

  2. A compound or preparation used for the treatment or prevention of disease, esp. a drug or drugs taken by mouth
    • - give her some medicine
    • - your doctor will be able to prescribe medicines
  3. Such substances collectively
    • - an aid convoy loaded with food and medicine
  4. (among North American Indians and some other peoples) A spell, charm, or fetish believed to have healing, protective, or other power
    • - Fleur was murdering him by use of bad medicine

  1. medicate: treat medicinally, treat with medicine
  2. the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
  3. (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
  4. 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; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
  5. music: punishment for one's actions; "you have to face the music"; "take your medicine"
  6. Medicine is the science and art (ars medicina) of healing humans. It includes a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness. ...
  7. Medicine is an alternative noise-pop/rock band from the San Fernando Valley, United States. They were formed in 1991 by guitarist Brad Laner (born November 6, 1966) and signed to Rick Rubin's American Recordings label the following year. ...
  8. In China, most hospitals are run by the government, therefore physicians were previously quasi-government employees and enjoyed little freedom in the choice of the hospital to work with. ...
  9. All human societies have medical beliefs that provide explanations for birth, death, and disease. Throughout history, illness has been attributed to witchcraft, demons, adverse astral influence, or the will of the gods. ...
  10. The Klimt University of Vienna Ceiling Paintings, also known as the Faculty Paintings, were a series of paintings made by Gustav Klimt for the ceiling of the University of Vienna's Great Hall between the years of 1900-1907. In 1894, Klimt was commissioned to paint the ceiling. ...
  11. Shamanism is an anthropological term referencing a range of beliefs and practices regarding communication with the spiritual world. A practitioner of shamanism is known as a shaman ("SHAH-men"or "SHAY-men").
  12. A substance which specifically promotes healing when ingested or consumed in some way; A treatment or cure; The study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease or illness; The profession of physicians, surgeons and related specialisms; those who practice medicine; Ritual Native ...
  13. (Medicines) If you are required to eat, take any medication or any nutritional or dietary products - Take them in between the 3 to 4 hour breaks of taking The Absorber. That means - 1 1/2 to 2 hours after taking The Absorber, take those items that you would need to take. ...
  14. (Medicines) Penicillin, perhaps the most famous of all antibiotic drugs, is derived from a common fungus called Penicillium. Many other fungi also produce antibiotic substances, which are now widely used to control diseases in human and animal populations. ...
  15. (Medicines) The importance of fungi in the field of medicine cannot be underestimated.  The imperfect fungus, Penicillium chrysogenum, is the source of the very useful antibiotic, penicillin. ...
  16. (Medicines) and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA): The UK government agency responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical devices work, and are acceptably safe.
  17. (Medicines) used as injectables are not suitable for injection into the blood vessels.
  18. A legal drug that is used to prevent, treat, or relieve symptoms of a disease or abnormal condition. Also called medication.
  19. To dream of medicine, if pleasant to the taste, a trouble will come to you, but in a short time it will work for your good; but if you take disgusting medicine, you will suffer a protracted illness or some deep sorrow or loss will overcome you. ...
  20. A substance or preparation used in treating disease; something that affects well-being.
  21. The science of diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of disease - both mentally and physically in humans.
  22. A substance or combination of substances, acting pharmacogically, metabolically, immunologically or chemically and administered with the intention of treating or preventing disease, modifying a physiological or pathological process, or making a medical diagnosis
  23. As the healing art, medicine is as old as thinking man. Before the latent fires of mind were lighted in the third root-race, disease and death were unknown. ...
  24. Magic, spiritual power, as used in medicine man or medicine wheel (See list of symbols).
  25. a social institution concerned with combating disease and improving health