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'edical.]

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.

 

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