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medication

Pronunciation: /ˌmedəˈkeɪʃən; ˌmedɪˈkeɪʃən/

Translation of medication in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 u and c (substance) medicamento (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Different medications treating these diseases have been used in clinical trials.
    • The physician in charge provided a pharmacy for making up the medications prescribed.
    • Nurse practitioners are able to prescribe medications as part of their practice.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (treatment) tratamiento (masculine); (drugs) medicación (feminine) he's on medication está medicado
    Example sentences
    • We talk round and round the question of whether to have more drug medication before surgery.
    • It is true that older people have a range of health problems requiring medication.
    • Jeffrey was described as having a mental age of eight and needed constant care and medication.

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