Medication



the use or application of medicine.
a medicinal substance; medicament.
Contemporary Examples

The first time, there were insects in our house, and a medication to remove the insects.
Meryl Streep Tells Zarcquona’s Story September 15, 2011

A pharmacist told her the medication was for women—and her identification still listed her as a male.
Obamacare Now Pays for Gender Reassignment Kaiser Health News August 24, 2014

When a new doctor took her off all medication, she said, “I almost fell apart.”
Newt Gingrich’s Bipolar Mother Kit Gingrich and His Difficult Childhood Gail Sheehy December 21, 2011

The indications vary, but progressive poor response and medication intolerance are a few possible justifications.
The Burden Robin Williams Carried: Diagnosed With Parkinson’s and Depression Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad August 14, 2014

He also said he was undergoing counseling, on medication, “in a good place now” and not resigning.
America’s Most Troubled Pol Winston Ross March 18, 2011

Historical Examples

If the ox does not actually sweat under this system of medication, he will throw off a large amount of insensible perspiration.
The American Reformed Cattle Doctor George Dadd

The medication of the woods was not overestimated by Bradley.
A Phyllis of the Sierras Bret Harte

The most important question which relates to medication during the hot stage is in respect to the administration of antiperiodics.
A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various

It is therefore a waste of time to attempt cures by medication.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various

For patients in early life it seems to fill the place occupied by cannabis indica in the medication of adults.
Insomnia; and Other Disorders of Sleep Henry M. Lyman

noun
treatment with drugs or remedies
a drug or remedy
n.

early 15c., “medical treatment of a disease or wound,” from Middle French médication and directly from Latin medicationem (nominative medicatio) “healing, cure,” from past participle stem of medicare, medicari “to medicate, heal, cure” (poetic and Late Latin) from medicus “physician, healing” (see medical (adj.)).

medication med·i·ca·tion (měd’ĭ-kā’shən)
n.

A medicine; a medicament.

The act or process of treating with medicine.

Administration of medicine.

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