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Antifebrile vs. Medicine

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Antifebrileadjective

Countering fever.

Medicinenoun

A substance which specifically promotes healing when ingested or consumed in some way.

Antifebrilenoun

A medicine or substance that counters fever.

Medicinenoun

A treatment or cure.

Antifebrileadjective

Febrifuge.

Medicinenoun

The study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease or illness.

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Medicinenoun

The profession of physicians, surgeons and related specialisms; those who practice medicine.

Medicinenoun

Ritual Native American magic used by a medicine man to promote a desired outcome in healing, hunting, warfare etc.

Medicinenoun

Among the Native Americans, any object supposed to give control over natural or magical forces, to act as a protective charm, or to cause healing.

Medicinenoun

(obsolete) black magic, superstition.

Medicinenoun

(obsolete) A philter or love potion.

Medicinenoun

(obsolete) A physician.

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Medicinenoun

(slang) recreational drugs, especially alcoholic drinks

Medicineverb

To treat with medicine.

Medicinenoun

The science which relates to the prevention, cure, or alleviation of disease.

Medicinenoun

Any substance administered in the treatment of disease; a remedial agent; a medication; a medicament; a remedy; physic.

‘By medicine, life may be prolonged.’;

Medicinenoun

A philter or love potion.

Medicinenoun

A physician.

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Medicinenoun

Among the North American Indians, any object supposed to give control over natural or magical forces, to act as a protective charm, or to cause healing; also, magical power itself; the potency which a charm, token, or rite is supposed to exert.

‘The North American Indian boy usually took as his medicine the first animal of which he dreamed during the long and solitary fast that he observed at puberty.’;

Medicinenoun

Hence, a similar object or agency among other savages.

Medicinenoun

Short for Medicine man.

Medicinenoun

Intoxicating liquor; drink.

Medicineverb

To give medicine to; to affect as a medicine does; to remedy; to cure.

Medicinenoun

the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

Medicinenoun

(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

Medicinenoun

the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries;

‘he studied medicine at Harvard’;

Medicinenoun

punishment for one's actions;

‘you have to face the music’; ‘take your medicine’;

Medicineverb

treat medicinally, treat with medicine

Medicinenoun

the science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease (in technical use often taken to exclude surgery)

‘he made distinguished contributions to pathology and medicine’; ‘the remarkable achievements of modern medicine’;

Medicinenoun

a drug or other preparation for the treatment or prevention of disease

‘your doctor will be able to prescribe medicines’; ‘give her some medicine’;

Medicinenoun

(especially among some North American Indian peoples) a spell, charm, or fetish believed to have healing, protective, or other power

‘Fleur was murdering him by use of bad medicine’;

Medicine

Medicine is the science and practice of caring for a patient, managing the diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, treatment, palliation of their injury or disease, and promoting their health. Medicine encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness.

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