Western medicine


Definition of Western medicine

  1. :  the typical methods of healing or treating disease that are taught in Western medical schools

Word by Word Definitions

westernplay Western
  1. :  coming from the west

    :  situated or lying toward the west

    :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a region conventionally designated West: such as

  1. :  one that is produced in or characteristic of a western region and especially the western U.S.

    :  a novel, story, motion picture, or broadcast dealing with life in the western U.S. especially during the latter half of the 19th century

  1. :  a substance or preparation used in treating disease

    :  something that affects well-being

    :  the science and art dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention, alleviation, or cure of disease

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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