regimen

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n regimen (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Regimen (Gram) A syntactical relation between words, as when one depends on another and is regulated by it in respect to case or mood; government.
    • Regimen (Med) Any regulation or remedy which is intended to produce beneficial effects by gradual operation
    • Regimen Orderly government; system of order; adminisration.
    • Regimen (Gram) The word or words governed.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n regimen Orderly government or system; system of order; government; control.
    • n regimen Any regulation or remedy which is intended to produce beneficial effects by gradual operation; specifically, in medicine, the regulation of diet, exercise, etc., with a view to the preservation or restoration of health, or for the attainment of a determinate result; a course of living according to certain rules: sometimes used as equivalent to hygiene, but most commonly used as a synonym for diet, 2.
    • n regimen In zoology, habit or mode of life with regard to eating; choice of food; dietetics: as, an animal or a vegetable regimen; carnivorous regimen.
    • n regimen In grammar: Government; the control which one word exercises over the form of another in connection with it.
    • n regimen The word or words so governed.
    • n regimen In physical geography, the physical characteristics of a river, especially of a graded river; also, the condition of a river or current when it does not actively build up or wear down its course; in general, grade. See the extract.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Regimen rej′i-men rule prescribed: orderly government: any regulation for gradual improvement: :
    • n Regimen rej′i-men (med.) rule of diet, habit with regard to food
    • n Regimen rej′i-men (gram.) the government of one word by another: words governed
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Quotations

  • Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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    “It is a wearisome disease to preserve health by too strict a regimen.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. regimen, -inis, fr. regere, to guide, to rule. See Right, and cf. Regal Régime Regiment
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.

Usage

In literature:

Many people still observe this regimen, in the interest, it is said, of their figures.
"Historical Mysteries" by Andrew Lang
It does not seem as if the regimen were very strictly adhered to.
"Chelsea" by G. E. (Geraldine Edith) Mitton
I confess that this regimen seems to me both profitable and pleasant.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 358, August 1845" by Various
But she had little chance to adopt her reforming regimen for some time.
"Daisy" by Elizabeth Wetherell
Their usual regimen no longer sufficed.
"A Winter Amid the Ice" by Jules Verne
The same anomaly takes place in the regimen of the infinitive, as in that of other Nouns.
"Elements of Gaelic Grammar" by Alexander Stewart
The nature of your case is such that no particular regimen, no rules of health are necessary.
"The Ivory Snuff Box" by Arnold Fredericks
The regimen to which the oldest of nations is subjected, is fast placing it in the condition of the 'sick man' of the Bosphorus.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 5, November, 1863" by Various
And I was all the better for the coarse regimen to which I thus suddenly found myself reduced.
"Tales from Blackwood, Volume 7" by Various
Fasting is part of the ordinary regimen of the Hindu yogi.
"Religion & Sex" by Chapman Cohen
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In poetry:

When Rome was uproarious, her knowing patricians
Made "Bread and the Circus" a cure for each row;
But not so the plan of our noble physicians,
"No Bread and the Tread-mill" 's the regimen now.
"An Expostulation to Lord King" by Thomas Moore
The order of the macrocosmic spaces,
The outward calm of their remote occasions,
Has lost all interest in our confusion;
Our inner regimen has given way;
The subatomic gulfs confront our lives
With the cold stare of their eternal silence.
"Kairos and Logos" by W H Auden

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In science:

This matrix is similar to the Hamiltonian of a binary alloy in an hypercubic lattice, where the two self-energies are very different (split band regimen).
Monte-Carlo rejection as a tool for measuring the energy landscape scaling of simple fluids
Depending on the temperature regimen at which leptogenesis takes place the lepton doublets states that propagate in space-time can be either a superposition of flavor states or the actual flavor components.
Proceedings of the first workshop on Flavor Symmetries and consequences in Accelerators and Cosmology (FLASY2011)
Warfarin loading dose regimen are of general application.
The application of a perceptron model to classify an individual's response to a proposed loading dose regimen of Warfarin
Hence, for Einsteins, scalar-tensor, vector-metric as well as string-dilaton theories field equations not reproduces Newtonian gravity when the low energy regimen is consistently analyzed.
Comment about the "Newtonian limit of String-Dilaton Gravity" paper [Int. J. Mod. Phys. D12 (2003) 843-852]
For example, our two-stage algorithm matches the information theoretic lower bound for the number of tests in a combinatorial group testing regimen.
Improved Combinatorial Group Testing Algorithms for Real-World Problem Sizes
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