Definition of non-medical in English:

non-medical

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adjective

  • 1Not having a medical basis or objective: the non-medical use of drugs
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    • Most people who take prescriptions medications take them responsibly, but the non-medical use of these drugs can be dangerous.
    • Several of your guests have mentioned that there are non-medical methods to deal with depression.
    • Most pediatricians offer non-medical treatment alternatives for ADHD.
  • 1.1Not having or requiring professional medical experience: non-medical witnesses non-medical language
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    • A full report or a report in non-medical language will also be sent to the relative if requested.
    • The animal care committee has non-medical citizen members, an ethicist, and veterinarians as well as researchers.
    • It helps those of us in non-medical areas stay in touch with the reality of what it takes to deal with a self-destructive society.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
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