|1.||[ adjective ] (medicine) relating to the study or practice of medicine|
"the medical profession" "a medical student" "medical school"
|2.||[ adjective ] (medicine) requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery|
"medical treatment" "pheumonia is a medical disease"
|3.||[ adjective ] of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art|
|4.||[ noun ] (medicine) a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person|
|Synonyms:||checkup medical_exam medical_examination health_check medical_checkup|
|Related terms:||examination ballistocardiogram electrocardiogram|