medicine

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Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037) Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina , Avicenna , ibn-Sina
branch of medicine that deals with the surgical repair of injuries and wounds arising from accidents accident surgery , traumatology
(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance actinotherapy , irradiation , radiation , radiation therapy , radiotherapy
something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine additive
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an analgesic and antipyretic Advil , ibuprofen , isobutylphenyl propionic acid , Motrin , Nuprin
son of Apollo; a hero and the Roman god of medicine and healing; his daughters were Hygeia and Panacea Aesculapius , Asclepius , Asklepios
perennial herb of southeastern United States having white-rayed flower heads; formerly used as in folk medicine agueweed , boneset , Eupatorium perfoliatum , thoroughwort
conventional medicine allopathy
method of childbirth that avoids intrusive high-tech medicine in favor of more natural and homely settings alternative birth , alternative birthing
practice of medicine without the use of drugs; may involve herbal medicines or self-awareness or biofeedback or acupuncture alternative medicine
erect hairy branching American herb having purple-blue flowers; yields an essential oil used as an insect repellent and sometimes in folk medicine American pennyroyal , Hedeoma pulegioides , pennyroyal
sealed medicine vial ampoule
glass vial of medicine ampule
medicine used to relieve pain analgesic , anodyne , painkiller , pain pill
medicine intended to reduce inflammation anti-inflammatory , anti-inflammatory drug
penicillin and other bacterial infection medicine antibiotic
medicine that inhibits cholinesterase by combining with it and so has a cholinergic effect anticholinesterase
medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood anticoagulant , anticoagulant medication , decoagulant
medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site antihistamine
allergy medicine antihistamine
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