me·​di·​ca·​ment | \ mi-ˈdi-kə-mənt How to pronounce medicament (audio) , ˈme-di-kə- How to pronounce medicament (audio) \

Definition of medicament

: a substance used in therapy

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Other Words from medicament

medicamentous \ mi-​ˌdi-​kə-​ˈmen-​təs How to pronounce medicamentous (audio) , ˌme-​di-​kə-​ \ adjective

Examples of medicament in a Sentence

in the 19th century a physician's bag of medicaments most likely included powerful opiates

First Known Use of medicament

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for medicament

Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin medicamentum, from medicare

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The first known use of medicament was in the 15th century

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me·​di·​ca·​ment | \ mi-ˈdik-ə-mənt How to pronounce medicament (audio) , ˈmed-i-kə- How to pronounce medicament (audio) \

Medical Definition of medicament

: a substance used in therapy

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