The science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease (in technical use often taken to exclude surgery)
she poured out a dose of medicine for her mother
A commercial and industrial city in southeastern Alberta in Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River; population 56,997 (2006)
(Originally among North American Indians) the border between Canada and the United States, especially from Ontario westwards.
The horseradish tree, Moringa oleifera, from which poultices, ointments, and other traditional remedies are or were derived.
(Among Plains Indians) a coyote.
Traditional folk medicine, typically prepared from herbs and other plants
Medicine using herbal and other remedies based on traditional beliefs
A large, heavy, solid ball thrown and caught for exercise
(Among North American Indians and some other peoples) a person believed to have magical powers of healing; a shaman
A travelling show in which entertainers attracted customers to whom medicine could be sold
A small drinking-glass graduated for use in measuring medicines.
A structure used for religious ceremonies by certain North American Indian peoples; a ceremony held in such a structure.
(In Africa, especially in Lesotho) murder committed to obtain parts of the body for magic; ritual murder.
A spoon for administering medicine, specifically (now chiefly historical) a spoon with a covered bowl and small aperture, designed for giving medicines to children or mentally disturbed patients without spillage.
A female healer or shaman among North American Indians.
A branch of science concerned with social and economic aspects of health, disease, and medical care.
The branch of medicine concerned with the physiological effects of being in space.
The branch of medicine concerned chiefly with the physiological aspects of athletic performance, especially the treatment of injuries sustained during or caused by participation in sporting activities.
The branch of medicine designed to provide basic health care to all the members of a family
Another term for alternative medicine.
The study or practice of the medicinal and therapeutic use of plants; herbalism
A stone circle built by North American Indians, believed to have religious, astronomical, territorial, or calendrical significance
A proprietary medicine made and marketed under a patent and available without prescription
A medication administered or taken internally; †treatment using such medications (obsolete).
Any of the groups of initiated healers or medicine men among American Indians; specifically the Midewiwin or Grand Medicine Society.
The theory or practice of using the inhalation of gases in the treatment of disease (now historical).
The branch of medicine concerned with tropical diseases and other aspects of health care in the tropics.
A branch of medicine dealing with health care issues affecting communities as a whole
The application of medical knowledge to the investigation of crime, particularly in establishing the causes of injury or death
A small cupboard or box containing medicines and first-aid items
The branch of medicine that deals with the use of radioactive substances in research, diagnosis, and treatment
The branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease by physical means such as manipulation, heat, electricity, or radiation, rather than by medication or surgery
A branch of complementary medicine that uses low-dosage electromagnetic radiation in the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of disease
A branch of medicine that studies environmental inputs and the individual’s physical, mental, and emotional responses to them
The branch of medicine dealing with the prevention and treatment of job-related injuries and illnesses
The branch of medical science or practice concerned with the prediction of the occurrence or course of disease in individual patients, now especially using genetic information.
= prescription drug.
A preventive medicinal agent.
The area of medicine concerned with the development of treatments promoting the repair and replacement of tissues and organs, by stimulation of the body's natural capacity for regeneration, the use of stem cell therapy, etc.
Any of a range of medical therapies that are not regarded as orthodox by the medical profession, such as herbalism, naturopathy, and crystal healing
Any of a range of medical therapies that fall beyond the scope of conventional medicine but may be used alongside it in the treatment of disease and ill health. Examples include acupuncture and osteopathy
Medical practice or treatments that focus on optimal functioning of the body and its organs, usually involving systems of holistic or alternative medicine
Submit to punishment as being deserved
A type of medical care in which treatment is customized for an individual patient
The provision of medical and hospital care for all by means of public funds
A branch of medicine dealing with rehabilitation to health or normal activity.
A range in the Rocky Mountains that extends the Front Range in Colorado into southern Wyoming
Give someone the same bad treatment that they have given to others