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Another word for medicine

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Noun
  1. An agent used to restore health

      1. (Law) A means, as court action, by which violation of a right is prevented or compensated for; legal redress
      2. Any medicine or treatment that cures, heals, or relieves a disease or bodily disorder or tends to restore health
      3. Something, such as a drug or a bandage, that is used to treat a symptom, disease, injury, or other condition.
      1. (Archaic) The art or science of healing; medical science
      2. A medicine or remedy, esp. a laxative or cathartic
      3. A medicine or drug, especially a cathartic.
      1. A patent medicine of a kind sold with exaggerated claims; quack medicine
      2. A medicine prepared by the person selling it
      3. A favorite but usually ineffective remedy for problems or evils.
      1. A medicine; substance for curing or healing, or for relieving pain
      2. A drug or other substance used to treat disease or injury; a medicine.
      3. The act or process of treating a patient with medicine:
      1. An agent that promotes recovery from injury or ailment; a medicine.
      2. Medication
      1. A substance or medicine believed to have the power to cure all ills.
      2. (Pharmacy) A sweetened, aromatic solution used as a vehicle for a medicine or alcohol, or as a nonmedicated flavoring
      3. A supposed remedy for all ailments; panacea
      1. Spiritual charge of persons in a particular district; care of souls
      2. A system, method, or course of treating a disease, ailment, etc.
      3. A method or course of treatment used to restore health.
    See also:

    health

  2. A substance used in the treatment of disease

      1. A pharmaceutical product; drug
      1. A medicine; substance for curing or healing, or for relieving pain
      2. The act or process of treating a patient with medicine:
      3. A drug or other substance used to treat disease or injury; a medicine.
      1. An agent that promotes recovery from injury or ailment; a medicine.
      2. Medication
      1. A chemical substance, such as a narcotic or hallucinogen, that affects the central nervous system, causing changes in behavior and often addiction.
      2. A substance used in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of a disease or as a component of a medication.
      3. Such a substance as recognized or defined by the US Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
    See also:

    drugs

Another word for medicine

Noun
  1. A medical preparation

      1. A solid projectile designed for discharge from a firearm or cannon, as distinguished from an explosive shell
      2. A small amount given or applied at one time:
      3. Lead or steel in small pellets, of which a quantity is used for a single charge of a shotgun
      1. A collection or stock of drugs.
      2. A book containing an official list of medicinal drugs together with articles on their preparation and use.
      1. An emetic medicine or other substance
      2. An agent that causes vomiting.
      1. A fatty substance applied to the skin for healing or cosmetic purposes; salve; unguent
      2. A highly viscous or semisolid substance used on the skin as a cosmetic, emollient, or medicament; a salve.
      1. A protective or restorative liquid or cream applied to the skin.
      2. A liquid preparation used, as on the skin, for cleansing, soothing, healing, etc.
      1. Anything that soothes or heals; balm
      2. Something that soothes or consoles; a balm:
      3. Any medicinal ointment applied to wounds, skin irritations, burns, etc. for purposes of soothing or healing
      1. Pleasant odor; fragrance
      2. Any of several related plants in the mint family, such as the bee balm and the horse balm.
      3. An aromatic gum resin obtained from certain trees and plants (esp. genus Commiphora of the bursera family) and used in the manufacture of perfume, medicine, etc.; balsam
      1. A carbonated beverage flavored with a little quinine and served in a mixed drink with gin, vodka, etc.; quinine water
      2. A drug, medicine, or other agent for restoring or increasing body tone
      3. A drink intended to restore or invigorate.
      1. A supposed remedy for all ailments; panacea
      2. A substance sought by medieval alchemists because it was thought to have the power to change base metals into gold or (in full elixir of life) to prolong life indefinitely
      3. (Pharmacy) A sweetened, aromatic solution used as a vehicle for a medicine or alcohol, or as a nonmedicated flavoring
      1. A patent medicine of a kind sold with exaggerated claims; quack medicine
      2. A medicine prepared by the person selling it
      3. A favorite but usually ineffective remedy for problems or evils.
      1. A remedy intended for a particular ailment or disorder.
      2. Something specially suited for a given use or purpose
      3. A specific cure or remedy
      1. Any seed plant whose stem withers away to the ground after each season's growth, as distinguished from a tree or shrub whose woody stem lives from year to year
      2. A plant whose stem does not produce woody, persistent tissue and generally dies back at the end of each growing season.
      3. Any of various often aromatic plants used especially in medicine or as seasoning.
      1. A medicine made from such a plant
      2. Something having only one part, substance, etc.
      3. A person who is ignorant or easily misled
      1. (Mathematics) A function that is one-to-one.
      2. A liquid injected into the body
      3. Something that is injected, especially a dose of liquid medicine injected into the body.
      1. The putting of bacteria, serum, etc. into soil, a culture medium, etc.
      2. The act or process of inoculating
      3. The act or an instance of inoculating, especially the introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
      1. The act or practice of vaccinating
      2. A scar on the skin where a vaccine, esp. for smallpox, has been applied
      3. Inoculation with a vaccine in order to protect against a particular disease.
      1. An agent that promotes recovery from injury or ailment; a medicine.
      2. Medication
      1. A substance, such as penicillin, that is capable of destroying or weakening certain microorganisms, especially bacteria or fungi, that cause infections or infectious diseases. Antibiotics are usually produced by or synthesized from other microorganisms, such as molds. They inhibit pathogens by interfering with essential intracellular processes, including the synthesis of bacterial proteins. Antibiotics do not kill viruses and are not effective in treating viral infections.
      1. An antitoxin active against the venom of a snake, spider, or other venomous animal or insect.
      2. An animal serum containing antivenins. It is used in medicine to treat poisoning caused by animal or insect venom.
      3. An antitoxin for venom, as of snakes, produced in animals by gradually increased injections of the specific venom
      1. Something that corrects or relieves a harmful or disturbing situation:
      2. The act or process of preserving a product.
      3. A method or course of treatment used to restore health.
      1. Any medicine or treatment that cures, heals, or relieves a disease or bodily disorder or tends to restore health
      2. (Law) A means, as court action, by which violation of a right is prevented or compensated for; legal redress
      3. Something, such as a drug or a bandage, that is used to treat a symptom, disease, injury, or other condition.
      1. A trademarked medical preparation that can be bought without a physician's prescription
      1. A written order issued by one person, bank, firm, etc., directing the payment of money to another; check
      2. The demand made by a political party for a person to accept, sometimes reluctantly, a candidacy
      3. The choosing or taking of an individual or individuals from a group for some special purpose, esp. for compulsory military service
      1. A detachable, closed compartment designed to hold and protect people, instruments, etc. in a rocket
      2. A case or pod, containing seeds, spores, or carpels; esp., a dry dehiscent fruit
      3. A small soluble container, usually made of gelatin, that encloses a dose of an oral medicine or a vitamin.
      1. Any of various small, lightweight laptop computers characterized by a touch screen and a representation of a keyboard that is part of its GUI interface: some tablets consist of a single, thin rectangular unit, others consist of a screen that can swivel so as to expose an additional, standard keyboard beneath
      2. A lightweight, portable computer having a touchscreen as the method by which data is input.
      3. A thin, flat piece of stone, wood, metal, etc. shaped for a specific purpose
      1. (Informal) An oral contraceptive. Used with the.
      2. (Slang) An unpleasant or boring person
      3. A small pellet or tablet of medicine, often coated, taken by swallowing whole or by chewing.
      1. (Law) The acquisition of an easement or of title to property by use or occupancy that exceeds the time allowed to another to recover it by statutory right.
      2. A written order, especially by a physician, for the preparation and administration of a medicine or other treatment.
      3. A doctor's written direction for the preparation and use of medicine, the grinding of lenses for eyeglasses, etc.
      1. A liquid or liquid mixture, especially one that is medicinal, poisonous, or magical.
      2. A drink or liquid dose, as of medicine, poison, or a substance thought to have magic power
      1. The amount of radiation administered as therapy to a given site.
      2. An ingredient added, especially to wine, to impart flavor or strength.
      3. Exact amount of a medicine or extent of some other treatment to be given or taken at one time or at stated intervals
      1. A chemical substance, such as a narcotic or hallucinogen, that affects the central nervous system, causing changes in behavior and often addiction.
      2. A substance used in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of a disease or as a component of a medication.
      3. Such a substance as recognized or defined by the US Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
      1. A medicine; substance for curing or healing, or for relieving pain
      2. A drug or other substance used to treat disease or injury; a medicine.
      3. The act or process of treating a patient with medicine:
  2. The study and practice of medicine