regimen


reg·i·men

noun \ˈre-jə-mən also ˈre-zhə-\

: a plan or set of rules about food, exercise, etc., to make someone become or stay healthy

Full Definition of REGIMEN

1
a :  a systematic plan (as of diet, therapy, or medication) especially when designed to improve and maintain the health of a patient
b :  a regular course of action and especially of strenuous training <the daily regimen of athletes>
3
:  regime 1c

Examples of REGIMEN

  1. <with the start of the new year, a new party will have regimen over the nation and, hopefully, bring some much-needed change>

Origin of REGIMEN

Middle English, from Medieval Latin regimin-, regimen position of authority, direction, set of rules, from Latin, steering, control, from regere to direct
First Known Use: 14th century

reg·i·men

noun \ˈrej-ə-mən also ˈrezh-ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REGIMEN

: a systematic plan (as of diet, therapy, or medication) especially when designed to improve and maintain the health of a patient

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