Medical

  • (adj): Requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery.
    Example: "Medical treatment"; "pheumonia is a medical disease"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on medical:

Insult - Medical
... understood by an appreciation of how the term is used in a medical setting ... Though a popular idiom 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 ...
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. ...
Michel Foucault - Thought - Major Works - The Birth of The Clinic
... book, The Birth of the Clinic An Archaeology of Medical Perception (Naissance de la clinique une archéologie du regard médical) was published in 1963 in France, and translated to English in 1973 ... The Birth of the Clinic traces the development of the medical profession, and specifically the institution of the clinique (translated as "clinic", but here largely referring ... Its motif is the concept of the medical regard (translated by Alan Sheridan as "medical gaze"), traditionally limited to small, specialized institutions such as hospitals and prisons, but which Foucault ...
Osteopathic Medicine In The United States - Nomenclature
... Physicians and surgeons who graduate from osteopathic medical schools are known as physicians or osteopathic physicians ... manipulative techniques are referred to as "osteopaths" their scope of practice excludes most medical therapies and relies more on osteopathic manipulative medicine and ...
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 ... acceptance of osteopathic physicians into all the medical military services on the same basis as MDs ...

More definitions of "medical":

  • (adj): Of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art.
    Synonyms: aesculapian
  • (adj): Relating to the study or practice of medicine.
    Example: "The medical profession"; "a medical student"; "medical school"

Famous quotes containing the word medical:

    Often, we expect too much [from a nanny]. We want someone like ourselves—bright, witty, responsible, loving, imaginative, patient, well-mannered, and cheerful. Also, we want her to be smart, but not so smart that she’s going to get bored in two months and leave us to go to medical school.
    Louise Lague (20th century)

    One fellow I was dating in medical school ... was a veterinarian and he wanted to get married. I said, but you’re going to be moving to Minneapolis, and he said, oh, you can quit and I’ll take care of you. I said, “Go.”
    Sylvia Beckman (b. c. 1931)

    If science ever gets to the bottom of Voodoo in Haiti and Africa, it will be found that some important medical secrets, still unknown to medical science, give it its power, rather than the gestures of ceremony.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960)