(noun, adjective)


1. relating to the study or practice of medicine

- the medical profession

- a medical student

- medical school

2. requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery

- medical treatment

- pneumonia is a medical disease

3. of or belonging to Aesculapius or the healing art

Similar word(s): aesculapian

Sentences with medical as an adjective:

- medical doctor; medical student

- Do you have any medical experience?

- medical marijuana; medical cannabis; medical treatment

- A costly medical condition can bankrupt you if it doesn't kill you first.

- medical examinaton; medical exemption; medical history; medical record; medical diagnosis

- medical ward


1. a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person

Similar word(s): checkup

Definition categories: act, examination, scrutiny

Sentences with medical as a noun:

- You'll have to get a medical before you apply for that job.