The branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques.
synonym: medical specialty.
is a specific kind of: medical science.
is a broader term that covers: allergology | anesthesiology | angiology | bacteriology | biomedicine | biomedicine | cardiology | dental medicine, dentistry, odontology | prosthetics | dermatology | emergency medicine | endocrinology | epidemiology | forensic medicine, forensic pathology | gastroenterology | geriatrics, gerontology | gynaecology, gynecology | haematology, hematology | hygiene, hygienics | immunology | general medicine, internal medicine | nephrology | nuclear medicine | clinical neurology, neurology | neuropsychiatry | diagnostics, nosology | midwifery, OB, obstetrics, tocology | oncology | ophthalmology | otology | materia medica, pharmacological medicine, pharmacology | pharmaceutics, pharmacy | psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology | paediatrics, pediatric medicine, pediatrics, pedology | chiropody, podiatry | proctology | rheumatology | otolaryngology, otorhinolaryngology, rhinolaryngology | space medicine | sports medicine | therapeutics | thoracic medicine | accident surgery, traumatology | tropical medicine | urogenital medicine, urology | veterinary medicine | virology ... show more.
domain member category: emergency procedure | infusion | medicinen3, practice of medicine | uranalysis, urinalysis | scatology | therapy | irrigation | bloodletting | actinotherapy, irradiation, radiation, radiation therapy, radiotherapy | imaging, tomography | venipuncture | monster, teras | gauze, gauze bandage | medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicinen2 | balm, ointment, salve, unction, unguent | percussor, plessor, plexor | truss | achromia | succedaneum | regime, regimen | germ theory | indication | contraindication | invasion | carrier, immune carrier | clinician | donor | host | rejection | license fee, license tax, licensing fee | chelation | festering, maturation, suppuration | infection | insufflation | potentiation | zymosis | reserve | curvature | malignance, malignancy | symptom | sign | immunity, resistance | disfunction, dysfunction | low-level radioactive waste | snake oil | prescribe | tolerate | autopsy | auscultate | visualise, visualize | acute | chronic | fulgurating | specific | nonspecific | algid | invasive | noninvasive | corroborant | local | localised, localized | topical | general | epidemic | vicarious | palpable | confirming, positive | disconfirming, negative | psychotic | iatrogenic | self-limited | clonic | neurotropic | catatonic | parenteral ... show more.
Dutch: artsenijleer, geneeskunde, medicijn, medicijnen
medicine Something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease.
Roget 662: remedy, help, cure, redress; medicine, medicament; diagnosis, medical examination; medical treatment; surgery; preventive medicine. [medical devices] clinical thermometer, stethoscope, X-ray machine. anthelmintic [Med.]; antidote, antifebrile [Med.], antipoison†, counterpoison†, antitoxin, antispasmodic; bracer, faith cure, placebo; helminthagogue†, lithagogue†, pick-meup, stimulant, tonic; vermifuge, prophylactic, corrective, restorative; sedative etc. 174; palliative; febrifuge; alterant†, alterative; specific; antiseptic, emetic, analgesic, pain-killer, antitussive [Med.], antiinflammatory [Med.], antibiotic, antiviral [Med.], antifungal [Med.], carminative; Nepenthe, Mithridate. cure, treatment, regimen; radical cure, perfect cure, certain cure; sovereign remedy. examination, diagnosis, diagnostics; analysis, urinalysis, biopsy, radiology. medicine, physic, Galenicals†, simples, drug, pharmaceutical, prescription, potion, draught, dose, pill, bolus, injection, infusion, drip, suppository, electuary†; linctus†, lincture†; medicament; pharmacon†. nostrum, receipt, recipe, prescription; catholicon†, panacea, elixir, elixir vitae, philosopher's stone; balm, balsam, cordial, theriac†, ptisan†. agueweed†, arnica, benzoin, bitartrate of potash, boneset†, calomel, catnip, cinchona, cream of tartar, Epsom salts [Chem]; feverroot†, feverwort; friar's balsam, Indian sage; ipecac, ipecacuanha; jonquil, mercurous chloride, Peruvian bark; quinine, quinquina†; sassafras, yarrow. salve, ointment, cerate, oil, lenitive, lotion, cosmetic; plaster; epithem†, embrocation†, liniment, cataplasm†, sinapism†, arquebusade†, traumatic, vulnerary, pepastic†, poultice, collyrium†, depilatory; emplastrum†; eyewater†, vesicant, vesicatory [Med.]. compress, pledget†; bandage etc. (support) 215. treatment, medical treatment, regimen; dietary, dietetics; vis medicatrix†, vis medicatrix naturae [Lat.]; medecine expectante [Fr.]; bloodletting, bleeding, venesection [Med.], phlebotomy, cupping, sanguisae, leeches; operation, surgical operation; transfusion, infusion, intravenous infusion, catheter, feeding tube; prevention, preventative medicine, immunization, inoculation, vaccination, vaccine, shot, booster, gamma globulin. pharmacy, pharmacology, pharmaceutics; pharmacopoeia, formulary; acology†, Materia Medica [Lat.], therapeutics, posology†; homeopathy, allopathy†, heteropathy [Med.], osteopathy, hydropathy [Med.]; cold water cure; dietetics; surgery, chirurgery [Med.], chirurgy†; healing art, leechcraft†; orthopedics, orthopedy†, orthopraxy†; pediatrics; dentistry, midwifery, obstetrics, gynecology; tocology†; sarcology†. hospital, infirmary; pesthouse†, lazarhouse†; lazaretto; lock hospital; maison de sante [Fr.]; ambulance. dispensary; dispensatory†, drug store, pharmacy, apothecary, druggist, chemist. Hotel des Invalides; sanatorium, spa, pump room, well; hospice; Red Cross. doctor, physician, surgeon; medical practitioner, general practitioner, specialist; medical attendant, apothecary, druggist; leech; osteopath, osteopathist†; optometrist, ophthalmologist; internist, oncologist, gastroenterologist; epidemiologist [Med.], public health specialist; dermatologist; podiatrist; witch doctor, shaman, faith healer, quack, exorcist; Aesculapius†, Hippocrates, Galen; accoucheur [Fr.], accoucheuse [Fr.], midwife, oculist, aurist†; operator; nurse, registered nurse, practical nurse, monthly nurse, sister; nurse's aide, candystriper; dresser; bonesetter; pharmaceutist†, pharmacist, druggist, chemist, pharmacopolist†. ... show more
is a specific kind of: drug.
is a broader term that covers: acyclovir, Zovirax | alendronate, Fosamax | allopurinol, Zyloprim | amrinone, Inocor | analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller | angiogenesis inhibitor | antiarrhythmic, antiarrhythmic drug, antiarrhythmic medication | antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide | anticholinergic, anticholinergic drug | anticholinesterase | anticoagulant, anticoagulant medication, decoagulant | anticonvulsant, anticonvulsant drug, antiepileptic, antiepileptic drug | antidepressant, antidepressant drug | antidiabetic, antidiabetic drug | antidiarrheal, antidiarrheal drug | antidiuretic, antidiuretic drug | antiemetic, antiemetic drug | antihistamine | antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug | anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drug | antiprotozoal, antiprotozoal drug | antipyretic, febrifuge | antiseptic | antispasmodic, antispasmodic agent, spasmolytic | antitussive | antiviral, antiviral agent, antiviral drug | APC | astringent, astringent drug, styptic | atomic cocktail | azathioprine, Imuran | blocker, blocking agent | bronchodilator | calcium-channel blocker, calcium blocker | carminative | Atromid-S, clofibrate | clopidogrel bisulfate, Plavix | cold medicine | counterirritant | cytotoxic drug | decongestant | demulcent | diaphoretic | Antabuse, disulfiram | dosage, dose | Drixoral | drug cocktail, HAART, highly active antiretroviral therapy | expectorant, expectorator | fixed-combination drug | gemfibrozil, Lopid | haematinic, hematinic | herbal medicine | histamine blocker | immune suppressant drug, immunosuppressant, immunosuppressive, immunosuppressive drug, immunosuppressor | inhalant, inhalation | isoproterenol, Isuprel | Isordil, isosorbide | lipid-lowering medication, lipid-lowering medicine, statin, statin drug | Mecholyl, methacholine | nux vomica | over-the-counter drug, over-the-counter medicine | oxytocic, oxytocic drug | camphorated tincture of opium, paregoric | patent medicine | Cuprimine, penicillamine | Metrazol, pentamethylenetetrazol, pentylenetetrazol | pharmaceutic, pharmaceutical | placebo | powder | ethical drug, prescription, prescription drug, prescription medicine | probenecid | aperient, cathartic, physic, purgative | curative, cure, remedy, therapeutic | rubefacient | depressant, downer, sedative, sedative drug | soothing syrup | specific | Carafate, sucralfate | sudatory, sudorific | suppository | tincture | restorative, tonic | tyrosine kinase inhibitor | vermicide | anthelminthic, anthelmintic, helminthic, vermifuge ... show more.
Dutch: farmacon, geneesmiddel, heelmiddel, medicament, medicijn
Polish: lek, lekarstwo, medykament, remedium, specyfik
The learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries:
— He studied medicine at Harvard.
synonym: practice of medicine.
is a specific kind of: learned profession.
domain member category: group practice | quack | doctor | vet | vet | nurse | administer, dispense | transfuse | digitalize | bring around, cure, heal | relieve, remedy | dress | plaster, poultice | bandage | strap | splint | operate, operate on | venesect | medicate, medicinev1 | medicate | dose, drug | dope, dope up | soup | salve | bleed, leech, phlebotomise, phlebotomize | inject, shoot | infuse | immunise, immunize, inoculate, vaccinate | cup, transfuse | ancylose, ankylose | ancylose, ankylose | eviscerate | diagnose | explore | feel, palpate | amputate, cut off | slough off | eviscerate, resect ... show more.
Dutch: artsenij, geneeskunde, geneesmiddel, medicijn
Punishment for one's actions:
— Take your medicine.
Treat medicinally, treat with medicine.
Moby thesaurus: anatomy, anesthesiology, audiology, bacteriology, balm, balsam, cardiology, chiropody, corpse reviver, cure, cure-all, dental surgery, dentistry, dermatology, diagnostics, drops, drug, electuary, elixir, embryology, endocrinology, epidemiology, ethical drug, etiology, exodontics, firewater, fluoroscopy, generic name, geriatrics, gerontology, healing arts, hematology, herbs, hooch, hygiene, immunochemistry, immunology, inhalant, internal medicine, likker, lincture, linctus, materia medica, medical care, medical treatment, medicament, medication, medicinal, medicinal herbs, medicines, mental hygiene, mixture, mycology, neurology, neurosurgery, nonprescription drug, nostrum, nutrition, obstetrics, officinal, ophthalmology, optometry, orthodontics, otolaryngology, otology, panacea, patent medicine, pathology, periodontics, pharmaceutical, pharmacon, physic, physical medicine, powder, preparation, prescription, prescription drug, proprietary, proprietary medicine, proprietary name, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, radiology, remedy, sauce, semeiology, serology, simples, snake medicine, surgery, symptomatology, syrup, teratology, therapeusis, therapeutics, theraputant, therapy, tiger milk, tisane, treatment, vegetable remedies ... show more.
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