[ ahr-muh-muhn-tair-ee-uhm, -men- ]
/ 藢蓱r m蓹 m蓹n藞t蓻蓹r i 蓹m, -m蓻n- /
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noun, plural ar路ma路men路tar路i路a [ahr-muh-muhn-tair-ee-uh, -men-]. /藢蓱r m蓹 m蓹n藞t蓻蓹r i 蓹, -m蓻n-/.
the aggregate of equipment, methods, and techniques available to one for carrying out one's duties: The stethoscope is still an essential part of the physician's armamentarium.
a fruitful source of devices or materials available or used for an undertaking: The new arts center is an armamentarium for creative activity.
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Origin of armamentarium

First recorded in 1855鈥60; from Latin arm膩ment膩rium 鈥渁rsenal, armory,鈥 equivalent to arm膩ment(a) 鈥渟ailing gear for a ship, tackle, equipment鈥 + -膩rium noun suffix usually denoting location; see origin at armament,-arium

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British Dictionary definitions for armamentarium

/ (藢蓱藧m蓹m蓻n藞t蓻蓹r瑟蓹m) /

noun plural -iums or -ia (-瑟蓹)
the items that comprise the material and equipment used by a physician in his professional practice
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Medical definitions for armamentarium

[ 盲r鈥瞞蓹-m臅n-t芒r膿-蓹m ]

n. pl. ar鈥a鈥en鈥ar鈥鈥ms
The complete equipment of a physician or medical institution, including drugs, books, supplies, and instruments.
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