Associations to the word «Medical»


MEDICAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to the practice of medicine.
MEDICAL, adjective. Intended to have a therapeutic effect; medicinal.
MEDICAL, adjective. Requiring medical treatment.
MEDICAL, adjective. Pertaining to the state of one's health.
MEDICAL, adjective. (UK) Pertaining to or requiring treatment by other than surgical means.
MEDICAL, noun. (informal) A medical examination.
MEDICAL ALERT JEWELRY, noun. (emergency medicine) Metallic bracelets and necklaces documenting patient's preexisting health conditions and known allergies.
MEDICAL CERTIFICATE, noun. A statement from a physician or other health care provider that attests to the result of a medical examination of a patient.
MEDICAL DOCTOR, noun. A physician; a person who holds a doctoral degree or first professional degree in medicine, and practices in that profession.
MEDICAL DOCTORS, noun. Plural of medical doctor
MEDICAL ETHICS, noun. (ethics) The branch of ethics that examines questions of moral right and wrong arising in the context of the practice of medicine.
MEDICAL EXAMINER, noun. A physician who examines cadavers on behalf of the government.
MEDICAL EXAMINERS, noun. Plural of medical examiner
MEDICAL FINGER, noun. The third finger
MEDICAL HISTORIES, noun. Plural of medical history
MEDICAL HISTORY, noun. Details about a patient's previous medical experiences, such as operations and medications taken.
MEDICAL ISOTOPE, noun. (medicine) a radioisotope used in medicine
MEDICAL ISOTOPES, noun. Plural of medical isotope
MEDICAL OUT, verb. (informal) To discharge (especially from a police force or military) for medical reasons; to discharge (a person) because they are not fit for duty. (Chiefly used in the past tense.)
MEDICAL RECORD, noun. Details about a patient's previous medical experiences, such as operations and medications taken.
MEDICAL RECORDS, noun. Plural of medical record
MEDICAL REPORT, noun. An official account or record of a person's health and medical history.
MEDICAL REPORTS, noun. Plural of medical report
MEDICAL SCHOOL, noun. A school that teaches medicine.
MEDICAL SCHOOLS, noun. Plural of medical school
MEDICAL STUDENT, noun. A student enrolled at a medical school, who is training to become a physician.
MEDICAL STUDENTS, noun. Plural of medical student
MEDICAL STUDENTS' DISEASE, noun. A form of hypochondriasis in which medical students perceive themselves or others to be experiencing the symptoms of a disease they are studying.
MEDICAL TOURISM, noun. (pejorative) Travelling across international borders, generally from a rich country to a poor country, to deliver healthcare, often on a temporary basis. .
MEDICAL TOURISM, noun. Travelling across international borders to obtain health care.

Dictionary definition

MEDICAL, noun. A thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person.
MEDICAL, adjective. Relating to the study or practice of medicine; "the medical profession"; "a medical student"; "medical school".
MEDICAL, adjective. Requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery; "medical treatment"; "pneumonia is a medical disease".
MEDICAL, adjective. Of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art.

Wise words

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Kahlil Gibran