• WordNet 3.6
    • n medic a medical practitioner in the armed forces
    • n medic any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Medical research has found substances in mistletoe that can slow down tumor growth
    • n Medic (Bot) A leguminous plant of the genus Medicago. The black medic is the Medicago lupulina; the purple medic, or lucern, is Medicago sativa.
    • a Medic Medical.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: It has been medically been proven that laughter is an effective pain killer
    • medic Same as medical.
    • n medic A physician or doctor; a medical student.
    • medic Same as Median.
    • n medic A kind of clover, Medicago sativa; Burgundy clover; lucerne. The black medic, or nonesuch, is M. lupulina. Its pods are black when ripe. The spotted medic is M. maculata, whose leaflets bear a purple spot. Purple medic is a name sometimes used for lucerne.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Medical reports show that about 18% of the population are prone to sleepwalking
    • n Medic med′ik one of several plants of the genus Medicago, esp. the purple medic or lucerne—leguminous plants, with leaves like those of clover
    • Medic Also Med′ick
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  • George Bernard Shaw
    “We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession.”
  • Schola Salern
    Schola Salern
    “If you need medical advice, let these three things be your physicians; a cheerful mind, relaxation from business, and a moderate diet.”
  • Samuel Butler
    “Vaccination is the medical sacrament corresponding to baptism.”
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    “I firmly believe that if the whole material medical could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would be all the better for mankind, and all the worse for the sea.”
  • Gerald F. Lieberman
    Gerald F. Lieberman
    “There are three subjects on which the knowledge of the medical profession in general is woefully weak; they are manners, morals, and medicine.”
  • Richard M. Nixon
    “I was under medication when I made the decision not to burn the tapes.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. medica, Gr. (sc. ) a kind of clover introduced from Media, from Median


In literature:

Two state medical societies and some county societies in 1908 passed resolutions to discourage the medical use of alcoholic liquors.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
It dawned on me that the whole medical profession will want to tear us in pieces before the year is out.
"The Blue Germ" by Martin Swayne
The delay in initiating importation can hardly be charged as the only or even the main reason for medical supply shortages in 1776.
"Drug Supplies in the American Revolution" by George B. Griffenhagen
Such ignoring of medical faith and practice, of the accumulated wisdom and experience of all medical history, I had never seen before.
"The No Breakfast Plan and the Fasting-Cure" by Edward Hooker Dewey
I took her down to Montreal last year, and the best medical men there were consulted.
"Doctor Jones' Picnic" by S. E. Chapman
See also Medical Commentaries by Dr. Duncan, for 1793.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
There is plenty of medical assistance.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
In general, the medical science of the Arabs is under great obligations to him.
"Jewish Literature and Other Essays" by Gustav Karpeles
Royal Army Medical Corps.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
The medical evidence goes to show that the deceased could not have inflicted the wound himself.
"The Big Bow Mystery" by I. Zangwill

In poetry:

Shepherd. Sing, for it may be that your thoughts have
Some medicable herb to make our grief
Less bitter.
"Shepherd And Goatherd" by William Butler Yeats
By the bedside, on the stair,
At the threshhold, near the gates,
With its menace or its prayer,
Like a medicant it waits;
"Something Left Undone. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Second)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Then take you this, and take you that -
Your blood flows sluggish in its channel -
You must get rid of all this fat,
And wear my medicated flannel.
"Ben Allah Achmet, or, the Fatal Tum" by William Schwenck Gilbert
A medical man to his bedside came.
(I can't remember that doctor's name),
And said, "You'll die in a very short while
If you don't set sail for Madeira's isle."
"The Baby's Vengeance" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"For the Church and the Law and all medical aid
Are here represented in toddy;
The child in a christening dish shall be laid
And good liquor poured over his body."—Chorus.
"The Christening" by John Jay Chapman
From his home in the country to the city he went,
Where kind brothers procured him good medical aid;
But all was in vain--Death commissioned was sent,
And soon his remains in the cold grave were laid.
"Lines To The Memory Of Patrick Kelley" by Mary Ann H T Bigelow

In news:

Area veterinarians urge pet owners to give heartworm prevention medication to dogs and cats because the treatment medication is extremely scarce.
Adam Rowen named president of the medical staff at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth.
Adam J Rowen , who has practiced medicine in Elizabeth for 29 years, was recently named President of the Medical Staff of Trinitas Regional Medical Center.
Photos of the boy's buttocks were taken by medical staff at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville and are included in the case files.
Correction (4:35 pm June 26): The Eastern Virginia Medical School Board of Visitors on June 12 approved a 2 percent tuition increase for in-state and out-of-state medical students.
Secant Medical Receives Frost & Sullivan 2012 Enabling Technology Award Industry Analyst Distinguishes Medical Implantable Textile Structures Design Approach.
A report due in January from three nationally known medical consultants will help determine if a medical school will be developed anytime soon at the Merced campus of the University of California.
Medical Lab Technician /Medical Technologist Click Logo To Visit Website.
On July 24, the FAA will extend the duration of third class medicals from 36 calendar months to 60 calendar months (five years) and first class medicals from six calendar months to 12 calendar months for pilots under age 40.
A survey in the medical journal Birth tracks non-medical methods to induce childbirth, such as walking, eating spicy food and having sex.
Volunteers at New Hanover Regional Medical Center hosted a pill drop Saturday afternoon for anyone with expired or unwanted medication.
The American Medical Association on June 2 tapped a physician and former academic medical center administrator as its new executive vice president and CEO.
Medical Laboratories & Research (medical research).
MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. An illegal alien was arrested in a Medical Lake home after leading deputies on a brief chase Tuesday afternoon.
Until other much-needed changes occur, you should only use a medication from a compounding pharmacy if no other FDA-approved product is available, say our medical advisers.

In science:

Appendix 1: Other applications Before medical conclusions are drawn from these simulations, more experience needs to be gained with this model in other aspects.
Social Effects in Simple Computer Model of Ageing
Consider a medical database containing patient information.
A Generalized Disjunctive Paraconsistent Data Model for Negative and Disjunctive Information
Moreover Medical Imaging applications are often sub ject to very similar requirements.
Design of a Base-Board for arrays of closely-packed Multi-Anode Photo-Multipliers
Key words: Positron emission tomography (PET), Medical imaging equipment PACS : 87.58.
Experimental study of a liquid Xenon PET prototype module
The method of stereoimaging using only one lens can find uses in medical field for example, in microsurgery,like 3D on-screen microsurgery system (TOMS), which is a procedure that pro jects a magnified 3D image through the video microscope, on one or more TV monitors.
Stereography using a single lens