1. [ adjective ] (medicine) relating to the study or practice of medicine

"the medical profession" "a medical student" "medical school"

Related terms: medicine
2. [ adjective ] (medicine) requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery

"medical treatment" "pheumonia is a medical disease"

Related terms: surgical
3. [ adjective ] of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art
Synonyms: aesculapian
Related terms: Aesculapius
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
Similar spelling:   medically