Etymology: (term, lang=enm, medicin) < (term, medicina, medicÄna)
- A treatment or cure.
- A substance which specifically promotes healing when ingested or consumed in some way.
- The study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of disease or illness.
- The profession of physicians and surgeons; those who practice .
- Ritual Native American magic used to promote a desired outcome, in hunting, warfare, etc.
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