- medical: med school.
- Often meds. a medication; medicine: Have you taken your meds?
Origin of med
First recorded in 1890–95; by shortening
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Examples from the Web for meds
A recent medical journal suggests doctors regularly cave when patients ask for meds, even controlled substances like Oxycodone.New Study Says Doctors Can’t “Just Say No” to Their Patients
March 31, 2014
She goes from bright and happy, to seizure, to zombie after the meds take effect.Sanjay Gupta’s Pot Pilgrimage for Pain Relief
Valerie Vande Panne
March 11, 2014
It seems to me as if Carrie may be blaming the meds when actually the thing that was blinding her was her feelings for Brody.
And one of the things she is questioning is, did the meds dull her genius?
Soon, he establishes the Dallas Buyers Club, charging “subscribers” $400 per month for meds.Jared Leto on His Brilliant Performance as a Transsexual in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’
September 10, 2013
It made him want to cry, though that might have been the meds.Makers
All that meds will do is mask the symptoms, while you get worse.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom
In 836 they were overthrown by Amran, who imposed on them a tribute of dogs, and used their arms to vanquish the Meds.
- the Med informal the Mediterranean region
- Master of Education
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Word Origin and History for meds
colloquial abbreviation of medicine, 1942. With a capital M and short for Mediterranean, by 1948.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Medical. Used informally.
- A medication. Used informally, often in the plural.
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