medication

See also: médication

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EtymologyEdit

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

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  • IPA(key): /mɛdɪˈkeɪʃən/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

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medication (countable and uncountable, plural medications)

  1. A medicine, or all the medicines regularly taken by a patient.
    • 2019 March 19, 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.

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medication (plural medicationes)

  1. medication, medicine