Medicine

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Definition

(to take) medicine: (to take) a medicinal drug, a remedy, treatment, a cure
noun
Don't forget to take your medicine. You know this drug will help cure your illness, don't you?

(to study) medicine: (to study) drugs and treatments for problems with the human body
noun
Luna's parents wanted her to study medicine but she ended up joining the circus. She had no interest in learning about drugs and how to cure illnesses.

Examples

  • "I forgot to stop by the pharmacy before I left, so if you could pick up some medicine on your way home, I'll love you a little extra this weekend."
  • "No problem. So, do you enjoy practicing medicine?"
  • "Anyway, I'll be sure to bring home some of that thermal flu medicine, the cherry flavor that you like."
  • "It then became infected after he refused medical attention, citing his lifelong contempt for modern medicine."
  • "Although real medicine is also surprisingly effective."
  • "Some are stockpiling flu medicine and getting flu shots, but others are taking less conventional precautions."

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