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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting act]

Samples where medicine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he studied medicine at Harvard

Synonyms for medicine in the sense of this definition

(medicine is a kind of ...) one of the three professions traditionally believed to require advanced learning and high principles

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine concerned with preventing disease

"the medical establishment doesn't profit from preventive medicine"

(... is a kind of medicine ) the practice of medicine without the use of drugs; may involve herbal medicines or self-awareness or biofeedback or acupuncture

(... is a kind of medicine ) the practice of medicine that combines traditional medicine with alternative medicine

(medicine belongs to category ...) the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation

"We vaccinate against scarlet fever" "The nurse vaccinated the children in the school"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) introduce into the body through a vein, for therapeutic purposes

"Some physiologists infuses sugar solutions into the veins of animals"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) give an injection to

"We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) draw blood

"In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) dope (a racehorse)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) give a narcotic to

"The athletes were dope by the coach before the race"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) administer a drug to

"They drugged the kidnapped tourist"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) undergo ankylosis

"joints ankylose"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) separate from surrounding living tissue, as in an abortion

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) remove surgically

"amputate limbs"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) examine (a body part) by palpation

"The nurse palpated the patient's stomach" "The runner felt her pulse"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) examine (organs) for diagnostic purposes

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) subject to a medical analysis

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) remove the contents of

"eviscerate the stomach"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) produce ankylosis by surgery

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) impregnate with a medicinal substance

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) treat medicinally, treat with medicine

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) act as a medical quack or a charlatan

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) give medical treatment to

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) provide veterinary care for

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) provide (a person) with medical care

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury

"He nursed his cold with Chinese herbs"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) give or apply (medications)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) give a transfusion (e.g., of blood) to

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) administer digitalis such that the patient benefits maximally without getting adverse effects

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) provide a cure for, make healthy again

"The treatment cured the boy's acne" "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) provide relief for

"remedy his illness"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) apply a bandage or medication to

"dress the victim's wounds"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) dress by covering with a therapeutic substance

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) dress by covering or binding

"The nurse bandaged a sprained ankle" "bandage an incision"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) secure (a sprained joint) with a strap

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) support with a splint

"splint a broken finger"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) perform surgery on

"The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) practice venesection

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) the practice of medicine by a group of physicians who share their premises and other resources

Definition 2: punishment for one's actions - [noun denoting act]

Samples where medicine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • you have to face the music
  • take your medicine

Synonyms for medicine in the sense of this definition

(medicine is a kind of ...) the act of punishing

Definition 3: (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for medicine in the sense of this definition

(medicine is a kind of ...) a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic

(... is a kind of medicine ) a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time

(... is a kind of medicine ) drug (trade name Isuprel) used to treat bronchial asthma and to stimulate the heart

(... is a kind of medicine ) drug (trade name Isordil) used to treat angina pectoris and congestive heart failure

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase

(... is a kind of medicine ) parasympathomimetic drug (trademark Mecholyl) that stimulates secretions and smooth muscle activity

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine made from the seeds of an Asiatic tree; contains strychnine and brucine; formerly used as a stimulant

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug that is sold without a prescription

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug that induces labor by stimulating contractions of the muscles of the uterus

(... is a kind of medicine ) medicine used to treat diarrhea

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medication to be taken by inhaling it

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response

(... is a kind of medicine ) the trade name for a drug used to treat upper respiratory congestion; it contains an antihistamine and a bronchodilator and a vasoconstrictor

(... is a kind of medicine ) a combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine promoting expectoration

(... is a kind of medicine ) drug containing fixed amounts of two or more ingredients

(... is a kind of medicine ) medication (trade name Lopid) used to lower the levels of triglyceride in the blood

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine that increases the hemoglobin content of the blood; used to treat iron-deficiency anemia

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine made from plants and used to prevent or treat disease or promote health

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine used to treat the gastric effects of histamine in cases of peptic ulcers and gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux; works by blocking the effects of histamine on the receptor site known as H2

(... is a kind of medicine ) medicine that is protected by a patent and available without a doctor's prescription

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug (trade name Cuprimine) used to treat heavy metal poisoning and Wilson's disease and severe arthritis

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease

"quinine is a specific for malaria"

(... is a kind of medicine ) medicine consisting of a tablet (trade name Carafate) used to treat peptic ulcers; said to bind to the ulcer site and coat it

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine that causes or increases sweating

(... is a kind of medicine ) a small plug of medication designed for insertion into the rectum or vagina where it melts

(... is a kind of medicine ) (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine that strengthens and invigorates

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug used in cases of chronic myeloid leukemia

(... is a kind of medicine ) an agent that kills worms (especially those in the intestines)

(... is a kind of medicine ) medicine in the form of a syrup that has a calming effect

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine for external application that produces redness of the skin

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug used as a circulatory and respiratory stimulant; larger doses cause convulsions in shock therapy; Metrazol is a trademark

(... is a kind of medicine ) drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment

(... is a kind of medicine ) an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug

(... is a kind of medicine ) any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist

"he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly"

(... is a kind of medicine ) a uricosuric drug that reduces the level of uric acid in the blood; used to treat gout

(... is a kind of medicine ) a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholism; causes nausea and vomiting if alcohol is ingested

(... is a kind of medicine ) an oral antiviral drug (trade name Zovirax) used to treat genital herpes; does not cure the disease but relieves the symptoms

(... is a kind of medicine ) any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug used to control or stop diarrhea

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug that limits the formation of urine

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomiting

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug that reduces high blood pressure

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine intended to reduce inflammation

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)

(... is a kind of medicine ) medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine that inhibits cholinesterase by combining with it and so has a cholinergic effect

(... is a kind of medicine ) a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopause

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug (trade name Zyloprim) used to treat gout and other conditions in which there is an excessive buildup of uric acid

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug (trade name Inocor) used intravenously in heart failure; increases strength of contraction of myocardium

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine used to relieve pain

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug that is designed to prevent the growth of blood vessels that nourish tumors

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm

(... is a kind of medicine ) any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth

(... is a kind of medicine ) a substance that opposes or blocks the action of acetylcholine

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa

(... is a kind of medicine ) any medicine that lowers body temperature to prevent or alleviate fever

(... is a kind of medicine ) medication that prevents the formation of gas in the alimentary tract or eases its passing

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug (trade name Atromid-S) that reduces lipids in the blood serum; used to treat some cardiovascular diseases

(... is a kind of medicine ) a blood thinner (trade name Plavix) approved for the treatment of mild heart attacks; works by preventing blood platelets from sticking together to form clots that would restrict blood flow

(... is a kind of medicine ) medicine intended to relieve the symptoms of the common cold

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medicine applied locally to produce superficial inflammation in order to reduce deeper inflammation

(... is a kind of medicine ) any drug that has a toxic effect on cells; commonly used in chemotherapy to inhibit the proliferation of cancerous cells

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug that decreases pulmonary congestion

(... is a kind of medicine ) a medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin

(... is a kind of medicine ) used to produce perspiration

(... is a kind of medicine ) any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug that relaxes and dilates the bronchial passageways and improves the passages of air into the lungs

(... is a kind of medicine ) a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)

(... is a kind of medicine ) any medicine used to suppress or relieve coughing

(... is a kind of medicine ) any drug that destroys viruses

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (aspirin and phenacetin and caffeine)

(... is a kind of medicine ) a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals

(... is a kind of medicine ) an oral dose of radioactive substance used in treatment and diagnosis of cancer

(... is a kind of medicine ) an immunosuppressive drug (trade name Imuran) used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ

(... is a kind of medicine ) a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process

(medicine is made of the substance ...) used in treatment of Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma

(medicine belongs to category ...) the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) available only with a doctor's written prescription

"a prescription drug"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) purchasable without a doctor's prescription

"nonprescription drugs" "an over-the-counter cold remedy"

Definition 4: the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for medicine in the sense of this definition

(medicine is a kind of ...) the science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medical science that studies the causes and treatment of allergies

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medical science that studies and applies anesthetics

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medical science that studies the blood and lymph vessels and their disorders

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medical science that studies bacteria in relation to disease

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medical science that studies the ability of organisms to withstand environmental stress (as in space travel)

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medical science that applies biological and physiological principles to clinical practice

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine dealing with the heart and its diseases

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine dealing with the production and use of artificial body parts

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine concerned with the prompt diagnosis and treatment of injuries or trauma or sudden illness

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medical science that uses medical knowledge for legal purposes

"forensic pathology provided the evidence that convicted the murderer"

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine that studies the gastrointestinal tract and its diseases

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medical science that deals with diseases and problems specific to old people

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and hygiene of women

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs

(... is a kind of medicine ) the science concerned with the prevention of illness and maintenance of health

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medical science that studies the body's immune system

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and (nonsurgical) treatment of diseases of the internal organs (especially in adults)

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine concerned with the kidney - its development and anatomy and physiology and disorders

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine that uses radioactive materials either to image a patient's body or to destroy diseased cells

(... is a kind of medicine ) (neurology) the branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system and its disorders

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine dealing with mental disorders attributable to diseases of the nervous system

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medical science dealing with the classification of disease

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of tumors

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseases

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine concerned with the ear

(... is a kind of medicine ) the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects

(... is a kind of medicine ) the art and science of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines,

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine concerned with the feet

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the colon or rectum or anus

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of pathologies of the muscles or tendons or joints

(... is a kind of medicine ) the medical specialty that deals with diseases of the ear, nose and throat

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine concerned with the effects of space flight on human beings

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of injuries or illness resulting from athletic activities

(... is a kind of medicine ) branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the chest

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine that deals with the surgical repair of injuries and wounds arising from accidents

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that are found most often in tropical regions

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the urinary tract or urogenital system

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of animals (especially domestic animals)

(... is a kind of medicine ) the branch of medical science that studies viruses and viral diseases

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) 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"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) the chemical analysis of urine (for medical diagnosis)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) the chemical analysis of excrement (for medical diagnosis or for paleontological purposes)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)

"the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury" "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested" "heat therapy gave the best relief"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) formerly used as a treatment to reduce excess blood (one of the four humors of medieval medicine)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) puncture of a vein through the skin in order to withdraw blood for analysis or to start an intravenous drip or to inject medication or a radiopaque dye

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) a grossly malformed and usually nonviable fetus

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) a small hammer with a rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexes

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) an absence of normal pigmentation especially in the skin (as in albinism) or in red blood cells

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) something that can be used as a substitute (especially any medicine that may be taken in place of another)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) the theory that all contagious diseases are caused by microorganisms

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure

"the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) the spread of pathogenic microorganisms or malignant cells to new sites in the body

"the tumor's invasion of surrounding structures"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) a practitioner (of medicine or psychology) who does clinical work instead of laboratory experiments

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) an immunological response that refuses to accept substances or organisms that are recognized as foreign

"rejection of the transplanted liver"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) a fee paid to the government for the privilege of being licensed to do something (as selling liquor or practicing medicine)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) the process of removing a heavy metal from the bloodstream by means of a chelate as in treating lead or mercury poisoning

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) blowing air or medicated powder into the lungs (or into some other body cavity)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) the synergistic effect of two drugs given simultaneously

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) the development and spread of an infectious disease (especially one caused by a fungus)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) potential capacity to respond in order to maintain vital functions

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) a curving or bending; often abnormal

"curvature of the spine"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) a malignant state; progressive and resistant to treatment and tending to cause death

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease

"there were no signs of asphyxiation"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group

"erectile dysfunction" "sexual relationship dysfunction"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) radioactive waste consisting of objects that have been briefly exposed to radioactivity (as in certain medical tests)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) any of various liquids sold as medicine (as by a travelling medicine show) but medically worthless

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) order the use of (a treatment, medicine, etc.), usually by written prescription

"the doctor prescribed steroids for my ear trouble"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition

"The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) perform an autopsy on a dead body; do a post-mortem

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) examine by auscultation

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) view the outline of by means of an X-ray

"The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course

"acute appendicitis" "the acute phase of the illness" "acute patients"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering

"chronic indigestion" "a chronic shortage of funds" "a chronic invalid"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) sharp and piercing

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition; used also of stains or dyes used in making microscope slides

"quinine is highly specific for malaria" "a specific remedy" "a specific stain is one having a specific affinity for particular structural elements"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) not caused by a specific agent; used also of staining in making microscope slides

"nonspecific enteritis"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) chilly

"a person who is algid is marked by prostration and has cold clammy skin and low blood pressure"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) relating to a technique in which the body is entered by puncture or incision

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) relating to a technique that does not involve puncturing the skin or entering a body cavity

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) used of a medicine that is strengthening

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) affecting only a restricted part or area of the body

"local anesthesia"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) confined or restricted to a particular location

"the localized infection formed a definite abscess"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) pertaining to the surface of a body part

"a drug for topical (or local) application" "a topical anesthesia"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) affecting the entire body

"a general anesthetic" "general symptoms"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously

"an epidemic outbreak of influenza"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) occurring in an abnormal part of the body instead of the usual site involved in that function

"vicarious menstruation"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (medicine) can be felt by palpation

"a palpable tumor"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen

"a positive pregnancy test"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition

"the HIV test was negative"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) characteristic of or suffering from psychosis

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) induced by a physician's words or therapy (used especially of a complication resulting from treatment)

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) relating to a disease that tends to run a definite course without treatment

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to abnormal neuromuscular activity characterized by rapidly alternating muscle contraction and relaxation

"clonic spasm"

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) (of a virus, toxin, or chemical) tending to attack or affect the nervous system preferentially

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) characterized by catatonia especially either rigidity or extreme laxness of limbs

(medicine is the domain which ... is member of) administered by means other than through the alimentary tract (as by intramuscular or intravenous injection)

Definition 5: treat medicinally, treat with medicine - [verb of body]

Synonyms for medicine in the sense of this definition

(medicine is a kind of ...) provide treatment for

"The doctor treated my broken leg" "The nurses cared for the bomb victims" "The patient must be treated right away or she will die" "Treat the infection with antibiotics"

(... is a kind of medicine ) administer a drug to

"They drugged the kidnapped tourist"

(... is a kind of medicine ) apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing

(medicine belongs to category ...) 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"

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