Medical Dictionary


noun fac·ul·ty \ˈfak-əl-tē\
plural fac·ul·ties

Medical Definition of FACULTY

a :  an inherent capability, power, or function <the faculty of hearing> <digestive faculty> b :  one of the powers of the mind formerly held by psychologists to form a basis for the explanation of all mental phenomena
a :  the members of a profession b :  the teaching and administrative staff and those members of the administration having academic rank in an educational institution


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