Definition of regimen in English:


Syllabification: reg·i·men
Pronunciation: /ˈrejəmən, ˈreZH-


  • 1A prescribed course of medical treatment, way of life, or diet for the promotion or restoration of health: a regimen of one or two injections per day a treatment regimen
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    • The mainstay of initial treatment is a structured regimen of physical therapy.
    • To date, long-term medical therapies and regimens have not been effective in treating morbid obesity.
    • This includes dieting, exercise regimens, psychotherapy, or prescription medications.
  • 2 archaic A system of government.


late Middle English (denoting the action of governing): from Latin, from regere 'to rule'.

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