Medical

  • (adj): Of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art.
    Synonyms: aesculapian
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on medical:

Boric Acid - Uses - Medical
... Boric acid solutions used as an eye wash or on abraded skin are known to be especially toxic to infants, especially after repeated use because of its slow elimination rate. ...
Insult - Medical
... be better understood by an appreciation of how the term is used in a medical setting ... refers to "adding insult to injury", in a medical context, they are one and the same physicians examine injuries resulting from an insult to flesh and bones, caused by various traumatic events ...
Osteopathic Medicine In The United States - History - 1916–1966, Federal Recognition
... federal government was a key goal of the osteopathic medical profession in its effort to establish equivalency with its M.D ... Military Medical Corps ... of osteopathic physicians into all the medical military services on the same basis as MDs ...
Michel Foucault - Thought - Major Works - The Birth of The Clinic
... Foucault's second major book, The Birth of the Clinic An Archaeology of Medical Perception (Naissance de la clinique une archéologie du regard médical) was ... from Madness and Civilization, The Birth of the Clinic traces the development of the medical profession, and specifically the institution of the ... Its motif is the concept of the medical regard (translated by Alan Sheridan as "medical gaze"), traditionally limited to small, specialized institutions such as ...
Osteopathic Medicine In The United States - Nomenclature
... Physicians and surgeons who graduate from osteopathic medical schools are known as physicians or osteopathic physicians ... techniques are referred to as "osteopaths" their scope of practice excludes most medical therapies and relies more on osteopathic manipulative medicine and alternative medical modalities ...

More definitions of "medical":

  • (adj): Relating to the study or practice of medicine.
    Example: "The medical profession"; "a medical student"; "medical school"
  • (adj): Requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery.
    Example: "Medical treatment"; "pheumonia is a medical disease"

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