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medicine meaning

EN[ˈmɛd.sɪn] [ˈmɛd.sn̩] [ˈmɛ.dɪ.sɪn] [ˈmɛ.də.sən]
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  • Medicine (British English /ˈmɛdsɨn/; American English /ˈmɛdɨsɨn/) is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. The word medicine is derived from the Latin ars medicina, meaning the art of healing.
  • Contemporary medicine applies biomedical sciences, biomedical research, genetics and medical technology to diagnose, treat, and prevent injury and disease, typically through pharmaceuticals or surgery,
  • Medicine has existed for thousands of years, during most of which it was an art (an area of skill and knowledge) frequently having connections to the religious and philosophical beliefs of local culture.
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    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
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      1. en medicined
      2. en medicines
      3. en medicine man
      4. en medicine men
      5. en medicinelike
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      Grammatically, this word "medicine" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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