medication

[ med-i-key-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF medication
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The medication of the woods was not overestimated by Bradley.

A night's sleep now would do as much good as all the medication.

It is therefore a waste of time to attempt cures by medication.

At any rate, the consequences of the medication were most disastrous.

Many so-called remedies were found to contain absolutely no medication at all.

They contained absolutely no medication, and yet they were freely sold to cure the above serious conditions.

The only medication of which the natives know is exorcism by fetich with drum and dance, baths and purgatives.

He was given no medication to reduce pressure except that he was freely purged.

Under this medication the pain, tenderness, and swelling rapidly abate, and sometimes with an abruptness that is magical.

She was told and apparently appreciated the urgent necessity of the medication as her baby's eye was badly infected.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "medical treatment of a disease or wound," from Middle French médication and directly from Latin medicationem (nominative medicatio) "healing, cure," from past participle stem of medicare, medicari "to medicate, heal, cure" (poetic and Late Latin) from medicus "physician, healing" (see medical (adj.)).

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