medicate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v medicate treat medicinally, treat with medicine
    • v medicate impregnate with a medicinal substance
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Medical research has found substances in mistletoe that can slow down tumor growth
    • Medicate To tincture or impregnate with anything medicinal; to drug. "Medicated waters."
    • Medicate To treat with medicine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Medical reports show that about 18% of the population are prone to sleepwalking
    • medicate To make medicinal; tincture or imbue with a remedial substance or principle.
    • medicate To treat with medicine; ply with or as if with drugs.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Some arthritis medications contain gold salts, which is used as an anti-inflammatory
    • v.t Medicate med′i-kāt to treat with medicine: to impregnate with anything medicinal
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Quotations

  • George Bernard Shaw
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    “We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession.”
  • Schola Salern
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    “If you need medical advice, let these three things be your physicians; a cheerful mind, relaxation from business, and a moderate diet.”
  • Samuel Butler
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    “Vaccination is the medical sacrament corresponding to baptism.”
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    “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
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    “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
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    “I was under medication when I made the decision not to burn the tapes.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. medicatus, p. p. of medicare, medicari,. See Medicable
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. medicāre, to heal—medicus.

Usage

In literature:

The medic arose to his feet and smiled politely at the visitor.
"Voodoo Planet" by Andrew North
The pressure on the Medical Service is now enormous.
"Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915" by Anonymous
The medical man then gives evidence of a skilled or expert nature.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
But every marked advance in medical science had really to fight the battle over again.
"Modern Religious Cults and Movements" by Gaius Glenn Atkins
Medical literature is heavily burdened with such spurious evidence.
"Applied Eugenics" by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
Fake medical treatment, for venereal diseases, II, 167.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
WILLIAM J. MAYO, M.D., Ex-President American Medical Association.
"How to Live" by Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
The Medical Profession is also well represented.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
It is evident that the Board of Education has followed the best medical advice.
"Woman and Womanhood" by C. W. Saleeby
Medical inspection is the search for communicable disease.
"Civics and Health" by William H. Allen
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In poetry:

Shepherd. Sing, for it may be that your thoughts have
plucked
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
Triumphal return to Simla of the Investigators, attired after
the manner of Dionysus, leading a pet tiger-cub in wreaths
of rhubarb-leaves, symbolical of India under medical treatment.
They sing: —
"The Masque of Plenty" by Rudyard Kipling
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:

All year long, medical staff at Vassar Brothers Medical Center look forward to the annual Neonatal - 3:05 pm.
Dr Gutheil is Professor of Psychiatry, Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston.
Redbird Medical Introduces All- Encompassing Medical Contract Manufacturing Services.
"Wwe knew we were going to have a new regional medical center," says Parkview Foundation Director Larry Rowland, "and wanted to express the theme of generosity throughout the new medical center.
The event will be held at 6:30 pm Saturday at the Newton Medical Center's Surgery Center, 800 Medical Center Drive in Newton.
For up-to-date information on every facet of medical licensure , be sure to obtain the 2013 edition of the AMA's State Medical Licensure Requirements and Statistics.
The AAFP soon will be offering a Basic Life Support in Obstetrics (BLSO) course tailored to US medical and nursing students, emergency medical technicians, and other first responders.
Nonin Medical, Inc, the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, today announced that the GO2&trade.
Susan Scher has a medical degree from Boston University and is a specialist in the field of medical education and health communications.
Albuquerque Psychiatrist William Ulwelling, who plans to petition the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board to remove PTSD from the states Medical Cannabis Program, signed a July letter to DOH about.
Hendin is professor of psychiatry at New York Medical College and medical director of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Kansas' medical-marijuana community is taking its semi-regular shot at legalizing medical pot.
Hill previously was CEO of The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza, near Denver.
App also allows users to securely store information regarding current medications, medication allergies and health conditions.
Upstate Medical University unveiled a new system on Wednesday that will change how patients access their medical information.
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In science:

This problem, and its extension to higher dimensions, appears in different scientific fields such as radio astronomy and medical imaging (see, e.g., , , ).
Minimax nonparametric testing in a problem related to the Radon transform
Medication adherence is an important predictor of the effectiveness of ARV treatment, but an appropriate determinant of adherence rate based on medication event monitoring system (MEMS) data is critical to predict virologic outcomes.
A dynamic Bayesian nonlinear mixed-effects model of HIV response incorporating medication adherence, drug resistance and covariates
Our study also shows that the mechanism-based dynamic model is powerful and effective to establish a relationship of virologic responses with medication adherence, virus resistance to drug and baseline covariates.
A dynamic Bayesian nonlinear mixed-effects model of HIV response incorporating medication adherence, drug resistance and covariates
It is important to find a way to incorporate sub ject-specific information with regard to drug susceptibility, medication adherence and baseline characteristics in predicting long-term virologic response.
A dynamic Bayesian nonlinear mixed-effects model of HIV response incorporating medication adherence, drug resistance and covariates
Repeated measures analyses of dose timing of antiretroviral medication and its relationship to HIV virologic outcomes.
A dynamic Bayesian nonlinear mixed-effects model of HIV response incorporating medication adherence, drug resistance and covariates
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