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Noun: medicine  me-di-sun
  1. The branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    - medical specialty
     
  2. (medicine) something that treats, prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    - medication, medicament, medicinal drug
     
  3. The learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing, alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
    "he studied medicine at Harvard";
    - practice of medicine
     
  4. Punishment for one's actions
    "take your medicine";
    - music
Verb: medicine  me-di-sun
  1. (medicine) treat medicinally, treat with medicine
    - medicate

Derived forms: medicined, medicines, medicining

Type of: care for, drug, learned profession, medical science, penalisation [Brit], penalization, penalty, punishment, sanction, treat

Encyclopedia: Medicine, kampo