[muh-dik-uh-muh nt, med-i-kuh-] /məˈdɪk ə mənt, ˈmɛd ɪ kə-/
a healing substance; medicine; remedy.
a medicine or remedy in a specified formulation
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 medication).
medicament me·dic·a·ment (mĭ-dĭk’ə-mənt, měd’ĭ-kə-)
An agent that promotes recovery from injury or ailment; a medicine.
[med-i-kair] /ˈmɛd ɪˌkɛər/ noun 1. (sometimes lowercase) a U.S. government program of hospitalization insurance and voluntary insurance for persons aged 65 and over and for certain disabled persons under 65. Compare . 2. (lowercase) any of various government-funded programs to provide , to a population. /ˈmɛdɪˌkɛə/ noun 1. (in the US) a federally sponsored health […]
[mee-dee-uh] /ˈmi di ə/ noun 1. a plural of . 2. (usually used with a plural verb) the means of communication, as radio and television, newspapers, and magazines, that reach or influence people widely: The media are covering the speech tonight. adjective 3. pertaining to or concerned with such means: a job in media research. […]
[mee-dee-ad] /ˈmi diˌæd/ adverb, Anatomy, Zoology. 1. toward the middle line or plane. /ˈmiːdɪæd/ adjective 1. (anatomy, zoology) situated near the median line or plane of an organism
[med-i-chee; Italian me-dee-chee] /ˈmɛd ɪ tʃi; Italian ˈmɛ di tʃi/ noun 1. Catherine de’, . 2. Cosmo or Cosimo de’ [kawz-maw or kaw-zee-maw de] /ˈkɔz mɔ or ˈkɔ zi mɔ dɛ/ (Show IPA), (“the Elder”) 1389–1464, Italian banker, statesman, and patron of art and literature. 3. Cosmo or Cosimo de’ (“the Great”) 1519–74, duke of […]