medication

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: médication

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French médication, from Latin medicatio, from medicari (to heal, cure), from medicus (a physician, surgeon), from mederi (to heal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

medication (countable and uncountable, plural medications)

  1. A medicine, or all the medicines regularly taken by a patient.
    • 2019 March 19, Michael Pennington, The Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off, season 2, episode 3, Channel 4:
      Are you going to be be like this all day? It’s like I’ve not took[sic, meaning taken] my medication.
  2. The administration of medicine.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

medication (plural medicationes)

  1. medication, medicine