medical medical  /ˈmɛ də kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
  2. (adj) relating to the study or practice of medicine
  3. (adj) requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery
  4. (adj) of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art

Usage(s):

  1. Irish doctor William O'Shaughnessy first popularized marijuana's medical use in England and America.
  2. If patients are paying for medical services with their own money out of an HSA, they are more likely to make cost-conscience choices in how and where they receive medical care.
  3. Some experts say medical residents are tasked to the point of exhaustion, putting patient safety at risk.

News

  1. Medical marijuana battle coming to Florida

    Florida becomes the next battleground over medical marijuana as proponents ramp up efforts to get a measure on the 2014 ballot.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Tampa Bay Times

  2. Medical spa using natural elements to heal

          A medical spa in Desert Hot Springs is helping patients use natural forms of medicine to help recover from injuries and ailments.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KESQ Palm Springs

  3. Sway Medical Launches to Revolutionize Medical on Mobile, Closes $750K Series A Round of Financing

    Sway Medical, the company revolutionizing medical on mobile, emerged from stealth today and announced its has completed a $750,000 tranche of its Series A funding round led by individual angel investors and the OKAngel Sidecar Fund.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Over the last two seasons, as Roger has bravely coped with his medical issues, I've continued the show with a number of guest co-hosts," Roeper said. "It's never been the same without Roger, but I'm proud of the work we've done and I'm...
    on Jul 21, 2008 By: Richard Roeper Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "My life has become unmanageable because I am addicted to alcohol and drugs," she said from the Cirque Lodge clinic. "I want to be healthy and gain control of my life and career, and have asked for medical help in doing so."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: Mirror.co.uk

  3. Cana added: "I thank everyone at Sunderland - the coaching staff, medical team, office staff, my teammates and of course the fans. I wish the club to achieve everything it deserves and to continue moving higher and higher."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Lorik Cana Source: BBC Sport

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