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the aggregate of equipment, methods, and techniques available to one for carrying out one’s duties:
The stethoscope is still an essential part of the physician’s armamentarium.
a fruitful source of devices or materials available or used for an undertaking:
The new arts center is an armamentarium for creative activity.
noun (pl) -iums, -ia (-ɪə)
the items that comprise the material and equipment used by a physician in his professional practice

1874, Latin, literally “little arsenal,” from armamentum (see armament). Englished as armamentary (1731).

armamentarium ar·ma·men·tar·i·um (är’mə-měn-târ’ē-əm)
n. pl. ar·ma·men·tar·i·ums or ar·ma·men·tar·i·a (-ē-ə)
The complete equipment of a physician or medical institution, including drugs, books, supplies, and instruments.


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