medicīna

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via some other European language, ultimately from Latin medicīna (the healing art, medicine, a physician's shop, a remedy, medicine), feminine of medicinus (of or belonging to physic or surgery, or to a physician or surgeon), from medicus (a physician, surgeon), from medeor (I heal).

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Noun[edit]

medicīna f (4th declension)

  1. medicine (the science of human diseases, their causes, course, diagnosis, treatment and prevention; set of techniques to improve human health, quality of life, etc.)
    medicīnas personālsmedical staff
    medicīnas dienestsmedical service, care
    medicīnas tehnika, aparatūramedical equipment
    medicīnas izglītībamedical education
    medicīnas institūtsinstitute of medicine
    medicīnas vēsturehistory of medicine
    tautas medicīnatraditional, folk medicine
    kara medicīnamilitary, war medicine
    tiesu medicīnaforensic medicine
    sporta medicīnasports medicine
    kosmiskā, kosmosa medicīnaspace medicine
    eksperimentālā medicīnaexperimental medicine
    medicīnas māsanurse (lit. medical sister)

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