conventional medicine

noun

Definition of conventional medicine 

: the usual methods of healing or treating disease that are taught in Western medical schools Today, many patients seek healing through both alternative medicine and conventional medicine.

Learn More about conventional medicine

Share conventional medicine

Statistics for conventional medicine

Look-up Popularity

Comments on conventional medicine

What made you want to look up conventional medicine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to express warning or disapproval

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Autumn Words of the Day 2018

  • a-top-down-image-of-road-through-an-autumn-forest
  • Which is a synonym of fugacious?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!