Medication meaning

mĕdĭ-kāshən
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A medicating or being medicated.
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A drug or other substance used to treat disease or injury; a medicine.
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The act or process of treating a patient with medicine.

The response to medication.

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A medicine; substance for curing or healing, or for relieving pain.
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A drug or other substance used to treat disease or injury; a medicine.
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The administration of medicine.
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The act or process of treating a patient with medicine.

The response to medication.

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A medicine, or all the medicines regularly taken by a patient.
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Origin of medication

  • From Latin as if * medicatio, from medicari (“to heal, cure"), from medicus (“a physician, surgeon"), from mederi (“to heal").

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