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Meaning of medical by Wiktionary Dictionary



    medical ( comparative more medical, superlative most medical )

    1. Of or pertaining to the practice of medicine .
      Do you have any medical experience?


    medical ( plural: medicals )

    1. ( informal, US ) A medical examination .
      You'll have to get a medical before you apply for that job .

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Explanation of medical by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery

    2. medical treatment
      pneumonia is a medical disease
    3. of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art

    4. relating to the study or practice of medicine

    5. the medical profession
      a medical student
      medical school
    1. a thorough physical examination

    Definition of medical by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Medical a. [LL. medicalis, L. medicus belonging to healing, fr. mederi to heal; cf. Zend madha medical science, wisdom, Gr. to learn, E. mind: cf. F. médical.]

      1. Of, pertaining to, or having to do with, the art of healing disease, or the science of medicine; as, “the medical profession; medical services; a medical dictionary; medical jurisprudence.”

      2. Containing medicine; used in medicine; medicinal; as, “the medical properties of a plant”.