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med·i·cine

medicine

 
 
pronunciation:
me dih sn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a drug or other substance used to treat a disease, injury, pain, or other symptoms.
She took medicine every day for her cough.
 
synonyms:
drug, medication, preparation
similar words:
antidote, pill, prescription, tablet
definition 2: the science of identifying and treating disease or injury.
Ms. Smyth has a job in the field of medicine.
similar words:
healing, therapy
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