Definition of regimen in English:

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regimen

Pronunciation: /ˈrejəmən/

noun

1A prescribed course of medical treatment, way of life, or diet for the promotion or restoration of health: a regimen of one or two injections per day a treatment regimen
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  • The mainstay of initial treatment is a structured regimen of physical therapy.
  • To date, long-term medical therapies and regimens have not been effective in treating morbid obesity.
  • This includes dieting, exercise regimens, psychotherapy, or prescription medications.
2 archaic A system of government.

Origin

Late Middle English (denoting the action of governing): from Latin, from regere 'to rule'.

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Syllabification: reg·i·men

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