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Md

  1. Music. right hand.
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Origin of Md

< Italian mano destra or French main droite

Md

Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. mendelevium.
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MD1

or M.D.

  1. Doctor of Medicine.
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Origin of MD1

From the New Latin word Medicīnae Doctor

MD2

  1. Maryland (approved especially for use with zip code).
  2. Middle Dutch.Also M.D.
  3. months after date.
  4. muscular dystrophy.
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Md.

  1. Maryland.
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M/D

or m/d

  1. months after date.
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Related Words

specialist, doctor, surgeon, physician, expert, professor, scientist, quack, medic, intern, healer, MD, doc, bones, sawbones, medico

Examples from the Web for md

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Historical Examples

  • Forster imagined that he read, "Nite dear MD, drowsy drowsy dear."

    The Journal to Stella

    Jonathan Swift

  • Why, sirrah, don't I write every day, and sometimes twice a day to MD?

    The Journal to Stella

    Jonathan Swift

  • Patrick goes to see for a letter: what will you lay, is there one from MD or no?

    The Journal to Stella

    Jonathan Swift

  • And now let us come and see what this saucy, dear letter of MD says.

    The Journal to Stella

    Jonathan Swift

  • Three weeks and three days since my last letter from MD; rare doings!

    The Journal to Stella

    Jonathan Swift


British Dictionary definitions for md

md

the internet domain name for
  1. Moldova
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Md

the chemical symbol for
  1. mendelevium
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MD

abbreviation for
  1. Doctor of Medicine
  2. Managing Director
  3. Maryland
  4. Medical Department
  5. mentally deficient
  6. (in Canada) municipal district
  7. Moldova (international car registration)
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Word Origin

(sense 1) from Latin Medicinae Doctor

Md.

abbreviation for
  1. Maryland
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md in Medicine

Md

  1. The symbol for the elementmendelevium
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MD

abbr.
  1. Medicinae Doctor (Doctor of Medicine)
  2. muscular dystrophy
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md in Science

Md

  1. The symbol for mendelevium.
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mendelevium

[mĕn′də-lēvē-əm]
Md
  1. A synthetic, radioactive metallic element of the actinide series that is produced by bombarding einsteinium with helium ions. Its most stable isotope is Md 258 with a half-life of approximately 51.5 days. Atomic number 101. See Periodic Table.
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