medical Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
- the medical profession
- a medical student
- medical school
adjective requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery
- medical treatment
- pneumonia is a medical disease
adjective of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art
Of, pertaining to, or having to do with, the art of healing disease, or the science of medicine; as, the medicalprofession; medicalservices; a medicaldictionary; medicaljurisprudence.
Containing medicine; used in medicine; medicinal; as, the. medicalproperties of a plant
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