medicament


me·di·ca·ment

noun \mi-ˈdi-kə-mənt, ˈme-di-kə-\

Definition of MEDICAMENT

:  a substance used in therapy
me·di·ca·men·tous \mi-ˌdi-kə-ˈmen-təs, ˌme-di-kə-\ adjective

Examples of MEDICAMENT

  1. <in the 19th century a physician's bag of medicaments most likely included powerful opiates>

Origin of MEDICAMENT

Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin medicamentum, from medicare
First Known Use: 15th century

me·di·ca·ment

noun \mi-ˈdik-ə-mənt, ˈmed-i-kə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MEDICAMENT

: a substance used in therapy

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