- 1Relating to the science or practice of medicine: a medical centre the medical professionMore example sentences
- The occasion was the examination in general practice for fifth year medical students.
- However, the medical practices committee is unlikely to allow an increase in our numbers.
- Even when unable to work she maintained a keen interest in medical practice.
- 1.1Relating to medicine as distinguished from surgery, psychiatry, etc.: he was transferred for further treatment to a medical wardMore example sentences
- She was transferred to a medical ward after three days in the intensive therapy unit.
- The medical wards of hospitals admit the oldest and sickest people in our community.
- Heart failure is the most common single cause of death in many hospital medical wards.
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- An examination to assess a person’s state of physical health or fitness: they have medicals before they’re sent overseasMore example sentences
- The company said that between January and April this year there was a 62% increase in paid-for medicals or ‘personal health assessments’.
- The stress of completing a questionnaire and attending these medicals often worsens the condition of claimants with mental health problems.
- This involved visiting food factories throughout greater London, doing medicals and being responsible for health matters.
- patients were treated medically [as submodifier]: a medically qualified nutritionistMore example sentences
- Incomplete acute ischaemia can usually be treated medically in the first instance.
- I felt embarrassed when I went to see her in intensive care because I had little to offer medically.
- But however justified hesitation may be medically, it can seem callous to patients.
mid 17th century: via French from medieval Latin medicalis, from Latin medicus 'physician'.
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