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Definition of medical adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [usually before noun]
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  1. 1connected with illness and injury and their treatment medical advances/care/research her medical condition/history/records the medical profession a medical student/school see also med
  2. 2connected with ways of treating illness that do not involve cutting the body medical or surgical treatment
  3. NAmE//ˈmɛdɪkli//
    adverb The form should be signed by a person who is medically qualified.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: medical