- 1 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (substance) medicamento (m), medicina (f), remedio (m) (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) to give sb a taste o dose of her/his own medicine pagarle* a algn con la misma moneda to take one's/the medicine he took his medicine like a man apechugó con las consecuencias sin chistar (before noun/delante del nombre) medicine bottle frasco (masculine) de medicina or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) de remedio medicine box o cabinet botiquín (masculine) (de medicinas) medicine chest botiquín (masculine) medicine dropper cuentagotas (masculine) or (Latin America/América Latina) gotero (masculine) medicinalMore example sentences
- Treatments include preventative medicines and those for use in acute attacks.
- If you remain well while on the medicines, the treatment should be continued.
- In less urgent cases, treatment by medicines and vitamins may be a better option.
- 2 uncountable/no numerable (science) medicina (feminine) to practice medicine ejercer* la medicina to study medicine estudiar medicinaMore example sentences
- He said they planned to take on extra clinicians in respiratory medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology.
- The practice of medicine must comply with modern ethical standards.
- A few of them were practitioners of herbal medicine but most were ordinary, conventional citizens.
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