armamentarium

[ahr-muh-muhn-tair-ee-uhm, -men-]
noun, plural armamentaria [ahr-muh-muhn-tair-ee-uh, -men-] .
1.
the aggregate of equipment, methods, and techniques available to one for carrying out one's duties: The stethoscope is still an essential part of the physician's armamentarium.
2.
a fruitful source of devices or materials available or used for an undertaking: The new arts center is an armamentarium for creative activity.

Origin:
1855–60; < Latin armāmentārium armory, equivalent to armāment(a) (see armament) + -ārium -arium

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armamentarium (ˌɑːməmɛnˈtɛərɪəm)
 
n , pl -iums, -ia
the items that comprise the material and equipment used by a physician in his professional practice

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armamentarium
1874, from L., lit. "little arsenal," from armamentum (see armament). Anglicized as armamentary (1731).
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armamentarium ar·ma·men·tar·i·um (är'mə-měn-târ'ē-əm)
n. pl. ar·ma·men·tar·i·ums or ar·ma·men·tar·i·a (-ē-ə)
The complete equipment of a physician or medical institution, including drugs, books, supplies, and instruments.

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Before doctors had an armamentarium of high-tech cures, they really had to talk to and listen to their patients.
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