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medication

[ med-i-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌmɛd ɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun
the use or application of medicine.
a medicinal substance; medicament.
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Origin of medication

1375–1425; late Middle English <Latin medicātiōn- (stem of medicātiō). See medicate, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM medication

an·ti·med·i·ca·tion, adjectivehy·per·med·i·ca·tion, nouno·ver·med·i·ca·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for medication

medication
/ (ˌmɛdɪˈkeɪʃən) /

noun
treatment with drugs or remedies
a drug or remedy
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