medical

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adjective med·i·cal \ˈme-di-kəl\

Definition of medical

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or concerned with physicians or the practice of medicine the medical profession a medical journal

  2. 2 :  requiring or devoted to medical treatment a medical problem an important advance in medical science

medically

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Examples of medical in a sentence

  1. He has a dangerous medical condition.

  2. The report was published in a leading medical journal.

  3. Her recovery was a medical miracle.

  4. He opened his own medical practice.

  5. an important advance in medical science

Origin and Etymology of medical

French or Late Latin; French médical, from Late Latin medicalis, from Latin medicus physician, from mederi to remedy, heal; akin to Avestan vī-mad- healer, Greek medesthai to be mindful of — more at mete


First Known Use: 1646



MEDICAL Defined for English Language Learners

medical

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adjective med·i·cal \ˈme-di-kəl\

Definition of medical for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to the treatment of diseases and injuries : of or relating to medicine


MEDICAL Defined for Kids

medical

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adjective med·i·cal \ˈme-di-kəl\

Definition of medical for Students

  1. :  of or relating to the science or practice of medicine medical care

medically

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Medical Dictionary

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medical

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adjective med·i·cal \ˈmed-i-kəl\

Medical Definition of medical

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or concerned with physicians or the practice of medicine often as distinguished from surgery

  2. 2:  requiring or devoted to medical treatment a medical emergency

medically

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medical

noun med·i·cal

Medical Definition of medical

  1. :  a medical examination



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