Medical

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

Some articles on medical:

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 ...
Michel Foucault - Thought - Major Works - The Birth of The Clinic
... major 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 to teaching hospitals) ... Its motif is the concept of the medical regard (translated by Alan Sheridan as "medical gaze"), traditionally limited to small, specialized institutions such as ...
Insult - Medical
... 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 ...
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 ...
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. ...

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): Relating to the study or practice of medicine.
    Example: "The medical profession"; "a medical student"; "medical school"

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