Definitions English

  • The science of diagnosing, treating, or preventing disease and other damage to the body or mind.
  • The branch of this science encompassing treatment by drugs, diet, exercise, and other nonsurgical means.
  • The practice of medicine.
  • An agent, such as a drug, used to treat disease or injury.
  • Something that serves as a remedy or corrective: medicine for rebuilding the economy; measures that were harsh medicine.
  • Shamanistic practices or beliefs, especially among Native Americans.
  • Something, such as a ritual practice or sacred object, believed to control natural or supernatural powers or serve as a preventive or remedy.