Medical

  • (adj): Relating to the study or practice of medicine.
    Example: "The medical profession"; "a medical student"; "medical school"
    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. ...
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 ... McNamara authorized the acceptance 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 ... Picking up from Madness and Civilization, The Birth of the Clinic traces the development of the medical profession, and specifically the institution of the clinique (translated as "clinic", but here ... 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 ...
Insult - Medical
... may be better understood by an appreciation of how the term is used in a medical setting ... 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 by various traumatic events ...
Osteopathic Medicine In The United States - Nomenclature
... Physicians and surgeons who graduate from osteopathic medical schools are known as physicians or osteopathic physicians ... 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): Requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery.
    Example: "Medical treatment"; "pheumonia is a medical disease"
  • (adj): Of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art.
    Synonyms: aesculapian

Famous quotes containing the word medical:

    Mark Twain didn’t psychoanalyze Huck Finn or Tom Sawyer. Dickens didn’t put Oliver Twist on the couch because he was hungry! Good copy comes out of people, Johnny, not out of a lot of explanatory medical terms.
    Samuel Fuller (b. 1911)

    There may perhaps be a new generation of doctors horrified by lacerations, infections, women who have douched with kitchen cleanser. What an irony it would be if fanatics continued to kill and yet it was the apathy and silence of the medical profession that most wounded the ability to provide what is, after all, a medical procedure.
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)

    Every day our garments become more assimilated to ourselves, receiving the impress of the wearer’s character, until we hesitate to lay them aside without such delay and medical appliances and some such solemnity even as our bodies.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)