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EtymologyEdit

From Latin medicīna (the healing art, medicine; a physician's shop; a remedy, medicine), feminine of medicīnus (of or belonging to physic or surgery, or to a physician or surgeon), from medicus (a physician, surgeon), from medeor (I heal).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /meːˈʒiŋŋa/, [mejˈʒiŋŋa]

NounEdit

mêxìnn-a f (plural mêxìnn-e)

  1. medicine, particularly:
    1. A substance which specifically promotes healing when ingested or consumed in some way.
    2. A treatment or cure.
    3. (uncountable) The study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease or illness.
    4. (uncountable) The profession of physicians, surgeons and related specialisms; those who practice medicine.

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