medication

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n medication the act of treating with medicines or remedies
    • n medication (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Medical research has found substances in mistletoe that can slow down tumor growth
    • Medication The act or process of medicating.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Medical reports show that about 18% of the population are prone to sleepwalking
    • n medication The act or process of medicating or imbuing with medicinal substances; the infusion of medicinal virtues.
    • n medication The use or application of medicine; specifically, the administration of a therapeutic agent in order to produce some specific modification in the structure or function of the organism, as in producing diuresis, perspiration, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Some arthritis medications contain gold salts, which is used as an anti-inflammatory
    • n Medication the act or process of medicating or of mixing with medicinal substances: the use of medicine
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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. medicatio,: cf. F. médication,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. medicāre, to heal—medicus.

Usage

In literature:

Now, with reference to the medical aspects of the case.
"The Mystery of 31 New Inn" by R. Austin Freeman
The climate was allowed by every one, medical as well as others, to be fine and salubrious.
"An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1" by David Collins
I had to rush off and confront the Medical Board at 9 a.m.
"The Title" by Arnold Bennett
A great deal of discussion has recently taken place on the subject of medical education in the United States.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science" by Various
The subject of venereal disease has also been considered by more than one important Medical Conference in Australia and New Zealand.
"Venereal Diseases in New Zealand (1922)" by Committee Of The Board Of Health
In 1826, failure of health compelled him to take leave on medical certificate.
"Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official" by William Sleeman
Other cases of dropsy, treated with digitalis, were afterwards published by Dr. Darwin in the Medical Transactions, vol.
"Zoonomia, Vol. I" by Erasmus Darwin
I mean the nature of medical education itself, and the co-operation of the university in its promotion.
"American Addresses, with a Lecture on the Study of Biology" by Thomas Henry Huxley
The medical evidence goes to show that the deceased could not have inflicted the wound himself.
"The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes" by Israel Zangwill
Regular degree from the Dayton Medical College.
"The Clarion" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
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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
"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:

Molex Expands Global Medical Electronics Market Capabilities with Acquisition of Affinity Medical Technologies.
A new Tucumcari-based medical airlift service will provide a timely response during critical medical situations.
Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology Duke University Medical Center.
He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists , Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists , American Medical Association, Illinois State Medical Society, Winnebago County Medical Society and Wilderness Medical Society.
In the wake of the Sept 11 terrorist attacks, Stanford Medical Center officials have been working to put a plan in place to deal medically with a bioterrorist attack.
The St Croix Regional Medical Center is hosting a blood drive August 15 from 11 am to 4 pm in the Riverbend Conference Room at the Medical Center in St Croix Falls, Wis.
Dr Aguirre is Medical Director of the Adolescent DBT Residential Program at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Boston.
Dallas-based medical real estate firm Caddis Partners has sold its Main Street Medical Plaza in Frisco.
UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest was ranked as the best hospital in San Diego County and fifth best in California by US News & World Report, which released its annual medical center rankings today.
Lenhart received his medical degree from the Medical College of Viriginia, Richmond, and completed his cardiology fellowship at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus.
Pregerson is a staff emergency physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside.
Dr Goodman is associate clinical professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and medical director of the mental health outpatient department at the James J Peters VA Medical Center in the Bronx.
The Medical Center is currently expanding to help WKU medical students.
Medical Staffing Network has outstanding per diem opportunities in Cheyenne , Wyoming for experienced Medical Surgical Registered Nurses.
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) — Disposable medical device maker Merit Medical Systems Inc said Tuesday that it has agreed to buy Thomas Medical Products, a division of GE Healthcare, for $167 million.
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In science:

Realistic prototypical reasoning will probably neither always be upward, nor always be downward. A medical doctor will not begin with the patient’s most specific category (name and birthday or so), nor will he begin with all he knows about general ob jects.
Remarks on Inheritance Systems
Keywords— Deformable template, Localization, Segmentation, Multi-resolution algorithm, Medical imaging.
Medical Image Segmentation and Localization using Deformable Templates
Springer-Verlag 3. McInerney T, Terzopoulos D. (1996) Deformable Models in Medical Image Analysis: A Survey.
Medical Image Segmentation and Localization using Deformable Templates
Analysis of security problems in a medical image encryption system.
Some hints for the design of digital chaos-based cryptosystems: lessons learned from cryptanalysis
Harris (Eds.), In Scientific and medical research, volume 1, physical activity, aging and sports.
Age and Winning Professional Golf Tournaments
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