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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Medical  \Med"ic*al\,  a.  [LL.  medicalis  L.  medicus  belonging  to 
  healing,  fr  mederi  to  heal;  cf  Zend  madha  medical  science, 
  wisdom,  gr  ?  to  learn,  E.  mind:  cf  F.  m['e]dical.] 
  1.  Of  pertaining  to  or  having  to  do  with  the  art  of 
  healing  disease,  or  the  science  of  medicine;  as  the 
  medical  profession;  medical  services;  a  medical 
  dictionary  medical  jurisprudence. 
  2.  Containing  medicine;  used  in  medicine;  medicinal;  as  the 
  medical  properties  of  a  plant. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  relating  to  the  study  or  practice  of  medicine;  "the  medical 
  profession";  "a  medical  student";  "medical  school" 
  2:  requiring  or  amenable  to  treatment  by  medicine  especially  as 
  opposed  to  surgery;  "medical  treatment";  "pheumonia  is  a 
  medical  disease"  [ant:  {surgical}] 
  3:  of  or  belonging  to  Aesculapius  or  the  healing  art  [syn:  {aesculapian}] 
  n  :  a  thorough  physical  examination;  includes  a  variety  of  tests 
  depending  on  the  age  and  sex  and  health  of  the  person 
  [syn:  {checkup},  {medical  checkup},  {medical  examination}, 
  {medical  exam},  {health  check}] 

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