HyperDic: practice_of_medicine

English > 1 sense of the expression practice of medicine:
NOUNactpractice of medicine, medicinethe learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
English > practice of medicine: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries.
Category ofadminister, dispenseGive or apply (medications)
amputate, cut offRemove surgically
ankylose, ancyloseUndergo ankylosis
ankylose, ancyloseproduce ankylosis by surgery
bandageDress by covering or binding
bleed, leech, phlebotomize, phlebotomiseDraw blood
bring around, cure, healProvide a cure for, make healthy / healthy again
cup, transfusetreat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin
diagnosesubject to a medical analysis
digitalizeAdminister digitalis such that the patient benefits maximally without getting adverse effects
doctorGive medical treatment to
dope, dope upGive a narcotic to
dressapply a bandage or medication to
drug, doseAdminister a drug to
eviscerateRemove the contents of
exploreExamine (organs) for diagnostic purposes
group practice(medicine) the practice of medicine by a group of physicians who share their premises and other resources
immunize, immunise, inoculate, vaccinatePerform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
infuseintroduce into the body through a vein, for therapeutic purposes
inject, shootGive an injection to
medicate, medicinetreat medicinally, treat with medicine
medicateimpregnate with a medicinal substance
nursetry to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury
operate on, operatePerform surgery on
palpate, feelExamine (a body part) by palpation
poultice, plasterDress by covering with a therapeutic substance
quackact as a medical quack or a charlatan
remedy, relieveProvide relief for
resect, evisceratesurgically remove a part of a structure or an organ
salveapply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing
slough offSeparate from surrounding living tissue, as in an abortion
soupdope (a racehorse)
splintsupport with a splint
strapSecure (a sprained joint) with a strap
transfuseGive a transfusion (e.g., of blood) to
venesectpractice venesection
vetProvide veterinary care for
vetProvide (a person) with medical care
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Narroweralternative medicineThe practice of medicine without the use of drugs
complementary medicineThe practice of medicine that combines traditional medicine with alternative medicine
preventive medicineThe branch of medicine concerned with preventing disease
Broaderlearned professionOne of the three professions traditionally believed to require advanced learning and high principles

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