definition of health by Medical dictionary

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health  [helth] a relative state in which one is able to function well physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually in order to express the full range of one’s unique potentialities within the environment in which one is living. In the words of René Dubos, “health is primarily a measure of each […]

definition of fitness by The Free Dictionary

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The former measured all actions by the unalterable rule of right, and the eternal fitness of things; the latter decided all matters by authority; but in doing this, he always used the scriptures and their commentators, as the lawyer doth his Coke upon Lyttleton, where the comment is of equal […]

Definition of Health by Merriam-Webster

ˈhelth also ˈheltth 1 : the condition of being well or free from disease We nursed him back to health. My aunt is quite elderly, but she still has her health. [=she is still healthy] She is the picture of health. [=she is very healthy] 2 : the overall condition […]

Definition of Hospital at Dictionary.com

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[ hos-pi-tl ]SHOW IPA / ˈhɒs pɪ tl /PHONETIC RESPELLING noun an institution in which sick or injured persons are given medical or surgical treatment. a similar establishment for the care of animals. a repair shop for specific portable objects: violin hospital; doll hospital. British. an institution supported by charity […]

Fitness: Definition, factors, and types

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Maintaining a good level of physical fitness is something that we should all aspire to do. But it can be difficult to determine what fitness entails. Here we answer the question: what does being physically fit mean? According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, physical fitness […]

Definition of Dentist by Merriam-Webster

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den·​tist | ˈden-təst : one who is skilled in and licensed to practice the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases, injuries, and malformations of the teeth, jaws, and mouth and who makes and inserts false teeth Examples of dentist in a Sentence I saw her at the dentist last week. […]

definition of fitness by Medical dictionary

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Many voluntary organisations offer the chance to try or develop sports, fitness, and outdoor activities. Provocative as the idea of fitness landscapes is, no one knows what these topologies look like — how rugged they are, how many peaks they have. “With funding to reach 1,000 cities and schools by […]

definition of hospital by Medical dictionary

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hospital  [hos´pit’l] an institution for the care and treatment of the acutely sick and injured. day hospital a facility that offers professional health care, such as psychiatric care or rehabilitation services, to individuals who require services but are able to return to their homes overnight. hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory […]

definition of medicine by The Free Dictionary

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medicine Quotations“Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic” [Thomas Szasz The Second Skin] Medicine Branches of medicine  aetiology or etiology, anaesthetics, anaplasty, anatomy, andrology, angiology, audiology, aviation medicine, bacteriology, balneology, bioastronautics, […]

medicine | Definition, Fields, Research, & Facts

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Medicine, the practice concerned with the maintenance of health and the prevention, alleviation, or cure of disease. laparoscopySurgeons performing a laparoscopy.© s4svisuals/Shutterstock.com The World Health Organization at its 1978 international conference held in the Soviet Union produced the Alma-Ata Health Declaration, which was designed to serve governments as a basis […]

definition of medicine by Medical dictionary

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medicine  [med´ĭ-sin] 1. any drug or remedy. 2. the art and science of the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health. 3. the nonsurgical treatment of disease. aviation medicine the branch of medicine that deals with the physiologic, medical, psychologic, and epidemiologic problems involved in flying. ayurvedic […]

definition of hospital by The Free Dictionary

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He didn’t tell you about his hospital? Ce sera admirable–everything from Paris.” I would suggest, for example, that a presentation to a doctor is more likely to come from a hospital than from a hunt, and that when the initials ‘C.C.’ are placed before that hospital the words The unwieldy […]

What is medicine? Definition, fields, and branches

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Medicine is the field of health and healing. It includes nurses, doctors, and various specialists. It covers diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, medical research, and many other aspects of health. Medicine aims to promote and maintain health and wellbeing. Conventional modern medicine is sometimes called allopathic medicine. It involves […]

Definition of Dentist at Dictionary.com

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[ den-tist ]SHOW IPA / ˈdɛn tɪst /PHONETIC RESPELLING noun QUIZZES THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS FAR FROM SHAMBOLIC Are you richer than Croesus when it comes to knowledge about the Words of the Day? Take this quiz on the words from June 1 to June 7 to find […]