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Meaning of MEDICAL

Pronunciation:  'medikul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
  2. [adj]  requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery; "medical treatment"; "pheumonia is a medical disease"
  3. [adj]  of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art
  4. [adj]  relating to the study or practice of medicine; "the medical profession"; "a medical student"; "medical school"

MEDICAL is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: aesculapian, checkup, health check, medical checkup, medical exam, medical examination
 Antonyms: operative, surgical
 See Also: ballistocardiogram, cardiogram, ECG, EKG, electrocardiogram, examination, scrutiny



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Med"ic*al\, a. [LL. medicalis, L. medicus belonging to
healing, fr. mederi to heal; cf. Zend madha medical science,
wisdom, gr. ? to learn, E. mind: cf. F. m['e]dical.]
1. Of, pertaining to, or having to do with, the art of
   healing disease, or the science of medicine; as, the
   medical profession; medical services; a medical
   dictionary; medical jurisprudence.

2. Containing medicine; used in medicine; medicinal; as, the
   medical properties of a plant.

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