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.
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|Jay Michaelson|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They collected money for helmets, bulletproof vests, medication and even vehicles.
Hyperemesis Gravidarum is very acute morning sickness, which may require supplementary hydration, medication and nutrients.
The three main types of medication for opiate withdrawal and recovery are methadone, buphrenorphine, and naltrexone.
The medication of the woods was not overestimated by Bradley.A Phyllis of the Sierras|Bret Harte
The author's studies in the candy shop seemed to point to "fondant" as the most suitable candy form for purposes of medication.Candy Medication|Bernard Fantus
Simple water, however, accomplishes about all that is possible, and many are satisfied to use it without any medication.
The majority of our patients receive no medication whatsoever.Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why|Martha M. Allen
Circulatory stimulants also have been given, but it is doubtful if any good has come from medication.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
British Dictionary definitions for medication
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.)).