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.

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