- the use or application of medicine.
- a medicinal substance; medicament.
Origin of medication
Examples from the Web for medication
Medication can now be taken in a single pill rather than a complex cocktail of tablets.The New Face of HIV Is Gay & Young
December 1, 2014
As in, we have no idea why this medication seems to help people with bipolar disorder.Mother’s Little Anti-Psychotic Is Worth $6.9 Billion A Year
November 9, 2014
They collected money for helmets, bulletproof vests, medication and even vehicles.Corruption Eats Away at Ukraine Military
October 21, 2014
Hyperemesis Gravidarum is very acute morning sickness, which may require supplementary hydration, medication and nutrients.Second Royal Baby for Kate
September 8, 2014
The three main types of medication for opiate withdrawal and recovery are methadone, buphrenorphine, and naltrexone.Is Weed the Secret to Beating Opiate Addiction?
Tracey Mitchell, Abby Haglage
September 5, 2014
The medication of the woods was not overestimated by Bradley.A Phyllis of the Sierras
A night's sleep now would do as much good as all the medication.Planet of the Damned
It is therefore a waste of time to attempt cures by medication.
At any rate, the consequences of the medication were most disastrous.Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it
Francis E. Anstie
Many so-called remedies were found to contain absolutely no medication at all.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)
W. Grant Hague
- treatment with drugs or remedies
- a drug or remedy
Word Origin and History for medication
early 15c., "medical treatment of a disease or wound," from Middle French médication and directly from Latin medicationem (nominative medicatio) "healing, cure," from past participle stem of medicare, medicari "to medicate, heal, cure" (poetic and Late Latin) from medicus "physician, healing" (see medical (adj.)).
- A medicine; a medicament.
- The act or process of treating with medicine.
- Administration of medicine.