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medicine meaning and definition

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Definition of medicine (noun)

  1. the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
  2. (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
  3. the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
  4. punishment for one's actions
    • "you have to face the music"; "take your medicine"
    • synonyms: music


Definition of medicine (verb)

  1. treat medicinally, treat with medicine
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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