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Definitions of medical

  1. of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art
  2. a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
  3. relating to the study or practice of medicine; " the medical profession"; " a medical student"; " medical school"
  4. requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery; " medical treatment"; " pheumonia is a medical disease"
  5. 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.
  6. Containing medicine; used in medicine; medicinal; as, the medical properties of a plant.
  7. Having a curative effect; pertaining to, or connected with, the science or art of medicine, or the treatment of disease: medical corps, the branch of an army which is in charge of the sick and wounded.
  8. Medically.
  9. 1. Relating to medicine or the practice of medicine. 2. Medicinal.
  10. Pertaining to medicine.
  11. Relating to the art of healing diseases: containing that which heals: intended to promote the study of medicine.
  12. Pertaining to medicine or healing.
  13. Pertaining to medicine; curative; remedial.
  14. Pertaining to or connected with the art or practice of healing diseases: tending to cure; appointed to teach medicine. Medical jurisprudence, the science which applies the principles of medicine to doubtful questions in courts of justice. Medical man, a physician.
  15. Of or relating to the art of healing; intended to promote the study of medicine.
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Antonyms for medical

operative, preoperative, surgical, postoperative.

Quotes of medical

  1. In 1963 and later papers, I pointed out that the special market characteristics of medical care and medical insurance could be explained by reference to differences in information among the parties involved. – Kenneth Joseph Arrow
  2. Advances in science and medical research and public health policies have meant that life expectancy for Australians is one of the highest in the world. – Julie Bishop
  3. Jobs for every American is doomed to failure because of modern automation and production. We ought to recognize it and create an income -maintenance system so every single American has the dignity and the wherewithal for shelter, basic food, and medical care. I'm talking about welfare for all. Without it, you're going to have warfare for all. – Jerry Brown
  4. Medical physics is an applied area of physics. – John Cameron
  5. When I entered medical physics in 1958 there were fewer than 100 in the U. S. and I could see many opportunities to apply my knowledge of nuclear physics. – John Cameron
  6. Researches tested a new form of medical marijuana that treats pain but doesn't get the user high, prompting patients who need medical marijuana to declare, "Thank you?" – Jimmy Fallon
  7. In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding equals ten dollars' worth of medical science. – Martin Henry Fischer
  8. Alfred Nobel was much concerned, as are we all, with the tangible benefits we hope for and expect from physiological and medical research, and the Faculty of the Caroline Institute has ever been alert to recognize practical benefits. – Haldan Keffer Hartline
  9. For my convalescence, I had to exercise my voice only with vowels. It is a medical rule after a long loss of voice. – Nana Mouskouri
  10. To date, embryonic stem cell research has not produced a single medical treatment, where ethical, adult stem cell research has produced some 67 medical miracles. – Mike Pence
  11. Nobody could tell us or really had a very good idea, if there were a massive release of radiation, what kind of medical treatment people were going to need and this or that, or, indeed, whether there would be medical personnel around. – William Scranton
  12. Three of my children are medical doctors, they know at least a hundred times as much about your body as my grandfather knew, but they don't know much more about soul than he did. – John Templeton
  13. Today, all patients accepted for treatment at St. Jude's are treated without regard for the family's ability to pay. Everything beyond what is covered by insurance is taken care of, and for those without insurance, all of the medical costs are absorbed by the hospital. – Marlo Thomas
  14. Failure to properly control our borders costs citizens in many ways: schools become overcrowded, medical resources are stretched too thin, other government services are overtaxed, and taxes increase further. – Zach Wamp
  15. I completed medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1984. – Samuel Wilson

Usage examples for medical

  1. It may be justified perhaps on the medical theory that if you tell a man he will get well, even if you consider him to be doomed, he is more likely to get well than if you tell him that you consider him to be doomed. – The Silent Isle by Arthur Christopher Benson
  2. As Cecil began to mend, a curious thing happened at Leigh Caymanas, contrary to almost all the previous medical experience of the whole Island. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  3. He spoke indeed of re- studying in Edinburgh for the medical profession: this was a vague notion, with which no practical beginning was made. – Life of John Keats by William Michael Rossetti
  4. I have not a doubt that they ought to be got rid of, as branches of special medical education; they ought to be put back to an earlier stage, and made branches of general education. – Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley
  5. He had forgotten that they were medical gentlemen of position. – Red Pepper Burns by Grace S. Richmond
  6. There would have to be a medical report. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  7. Here his inadequate force, lacking medical and transport facilities, was fairly starved out before he was relieved. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  8. Medical treatment is generally not very satisfactory. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  9. Medical evidence will be called to show that the child was born alive. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  10. So instead of going home, I went at once to the house of our medical man, and found him at home. – Telepathy and the Subliminal Self by R. Osgood Mason
  11. He had earnestly desired that I should enter the medical profession. – In the Track of the Troops by R.M. Ballantyne
  12. " It's time I should know," said the medical assistant, drawing the shirt over the body's chest. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  13. If we go in, the concert will cease and the medical consultation begin." – The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honore de Balzac
  14. It's only a simple medical case I always carry with me. – If Any Man Sin by H. A. Cody
  15. You have shown how the medical education of women can meet this want. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  16. No medical power on earth could have saved him! – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  17. You must really have medical advice, he said gravely; your nerves are seriously out of order. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  18. Many of the medical missionaries give their whole time to this work; others conduct the medical as only one of the departments of their missionary activity. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  19. There was no occasion to send for a medical man. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. She asked to be allowed to leave it for a time for better medical treatment and change of air. – Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2 by Alexis de Tocqueville