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American English: /ˈmɛdəsən/
British English: /ˈmɛds(ə)n/
, /ˈmɛdɪsɪn/

Translation of medicine in Spanish:


  • 1 countable or uncountable (substance)
    medicamento (masculine)
    medicina (feminine)
    remedio (masculine) (esp Latin America)
    to give somebody a taste o dose of her/his own medicine
    pagarle a alguien con la misma moneda
    to take one's/the medicinehe took his medicine like a man
    apechugó con las consecuencias sin chistar
    (before noun) medicine bottle
    frasco (masculine) de medicina or (esp Latin America) de remedio
    medicine box o cabinet
    botiquín (masculine) (de medicinas)
    medicine chest medicine dropper
    cuentagotas (masculine) medicinal
    (Latin America) gotero (masculine) medicinal
    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 (science) to practice medicine
    ejercer la medicina
    to study medicine
    estudiar medicina
    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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