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Pronunciation:  `medu'keyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of treating with medicines or remedies
  2. [n]  

MEDICATION is a 10 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: medicament, medicinal drug, medicine
 See Also: acyclovir, administration, allopurinol, amrinone, analgesic, angiogenesis inhibitor, anodyne, Antabuse, antiarrhythmic, antiarrhythmic drug, antiarrhythmic medication, antibacterial, antibacterial drug, anticholinergic, anticholinergic drug, anticholinesterase, anticoagulant, anticoagulant medication, anticonvulsant, anticonvulsant drug, antidepressant, antidepressant drug, antidiabetic, antidiabetic drug, antidiarrheal, antidiarrheal drug, antidiuretic, antidiuretic drug, antiemetic, antiemetic drug, antiepileptic, antiepileptic drug, antihistamine, antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug, anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drug, antiprotozoal, antiprotozoal drug, antipyretic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antispasmodic agent, antitussive, antiviral, antiviral agent, APC, astringent, astringent drug, atomic cocktail, Atromid-S, azathioprine, azidothymidine, AZT, bactericide, blocker, blocking agent, bronchodilator, calcium blocker, calcium-channel blocker, carminative, clofibrate, cold medicine, counterirritant, cytotoxic drug, decoagulant, decongestant, demulcent, diaphoretic, disulfiram, dose, Drixoral, drug, expectorant, expectorator, febrifuge, fixed-combination drug, gemfibrozil, giving medication, haematinic, hematinic, histamine blocker, immune suppressant drug, immunosuppressant, immunosuppressive drug, Imuran, inhalant, inhalation, Inocor, irrigation, isoproterenol, Isuprel, Lopid, pain pill, painkiller, spasmolytic, styptic, therapy, zidovudine, Zovirax, Zyloprim



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Med`i*ca"tion\, [L. medicatio: cf. F.
The act or process of medicating.

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 Related Terms: balm, balsam, curative measures, cure, drops, drug, electuary, elixir, ethical drug, first aid, generic name, healing arts, herbs, hospitalization, inhalant, lincture, linctus, materia medica, medical care, medical treatment, medicament, medicamentation, medicinal, medicinal herbs, medicine, medicines, mixture, nonprescription drug, officinal, patent medicine, pharmacon, physic, powder, preparation, prescription drug, proprietary, proprietary medicine, proprietary name, psychotherapy, regime, regimen, simples, syrup, therapeusis, therapeutics, theraputant, therapy, tisane, treatment, vegetable remedies