a trait, condition, etc that indicates the presence of, or a probable increased predisposition towards, a medical or psychological disorder
a pen or an inklike substance used in medicine, for example to mark on a surgical patient the places where incisions are to be made
- Medical technologist
noun a health-care professional who does laboratory testing and analysis Usage Note medicine
noun 1. tourist travel for the purpose of receiving medical treatment or improving health or fitness: The spiraling cost of healthcare has contributed to the growth of medical tourism. Also called health tourism.
- Medical transcriptionist
medical transcriptionist medical tran·scrip·tion·ist (trān-skrĭp’shə-nĭst) n. A person who transcribes medical reports dictated by a physician concerning a patient’s health care.
[muh-dik-uh-muh nt, med-i-kuh-] /məˈdɪk ə mənt, ˈmɛd ɪ kə-/ noun 1. a healing substance; medicine; remedy. /mɪˈdɪkəmənt; ˈmɛdɪ-/ noun 1. a medicine or remedy in a specified formulation n. mid-15c., “medical skill; a medicinal compound,” from Middle French médicament (15c.), from Latin medicamentum “drug, remedy,” literally “means of healing,” from medicare “to heal, cure” (see […]