Etymology
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medication (n.)

early 15c., medicacioun, "medical treatment of a disease or wound," from Old French médication and directly from Latin medicationem (nominative medicatio) "healing, cure," noun of action from past-participle stem of medicare, medicari "to medicate, heal, cure" (poetic and Late Latin) from medicus "physician; healing" (from PIE root *med- "take appropriate measures"). Meaning "a medicinal substance or product" is by 1942.

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Definitions of medication

medication (n.)
(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease;
Synonyms: medicine / medicament / medicinal drug
medication (n.)
the act of treating with medicines or remedies;
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