medication

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noun med·i·ca·tion \ˌme-də-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of medication

  1. 1 :  the act or process of medicating

  2. 2 :  a medicinal substance :  medicament

Examples of medication in a sentence

  1. The company has developed a new allergy medication.

  2. He stopped taking his medications.

  3. Her illness has not responded to medication.

15th Century

First Known Use of medication

15th century



MEDICATION Defined for English Language Learners

medication

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noun med·i·ca·tion \ˌme-də-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of medication for English Language Learners

  • : a substance used in treating disease or relieving pain

  • : the act or process of treating a person or disease with medicine


MEDICATION Defined for Kids

medication

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noun med·i·ca·tion \ˌme-də-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of medication for Students

  1. :  medicine 1


Medical Dictionary

medication

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noun med·i·ca·tion \ˌmed-ə-ˈkā-shən\

Medical Definition of medication

  1. 1:  the act or process of medicating

  2. 2:  a medicinal substance :  medicament



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