medical meaning

FR médical

    Definition of medical in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmedicalsPREmé-SUF-ical
    1. INF A medical examination.
      1. You'll have to get a medical before you apply for that job.
  • AdjectiveCOMmore medicalSUPmost medical
    1. Of or pertaining to the practice of medicine.
      1. medical doctor; medical student
      2. Do you have any medical experience? ‎
    2. Intended to have a therapeutic effect; medicinal.
      1. medical marijuana; medical cannabis; medical treatment
    3. Requiring medical treatment.
      1. A costly medical condition can bankrupt you if it doesn't kill you first.
    4. Pertaining to the state of one's health.
      1. medical examinaton; medical exemption; medical history; medical record; medical diagnosis
    5. (Britain) Pertaining to or requiring treatment by other than surgical means.
      1. medical ward
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • If “Manhattan” shoots unusual subject matter in a familiar style, Cinemax’s “The Knick,” returning on Friday, takes a much-visited genre, the medical drama, and renders it transfixingly new.
      • To investigate whether early rehabilitation reduces the occurrence of posttotal hip arthroplasty (THA) complications, adverse events, and medical expenses within one postoperative year.
      • Resources used at the treating hospital were extracted from medical records onto study-specific proformas.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Medical Scale Co. offers both rigid weighboard and stretcher style scales to weigh your bedridden patients.
      • Medical triazoles include itraconazole, voriconazole, and posaconazole, whereas agricultural triazoles include tebuconazole, difenoconazole, and propiconazole.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
      Related Links:
      1. en medicals
      2. en medically
      3. en medicalise
      4. en medicalese
      5. en medicalize
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of medical for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "medical" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
      Difficultness: Level 1
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      Definiteness: Level 7
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