|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
biomedicine bi·o·med·i·cine (bī'ō-měd'ĭ-sĭn)
The branch of medical science that deals with the ability of humans to tolerate environmental stresses and variations, as in space travel.
The application of the principles of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to clinical medicine.