- Noun. A substance which specifically promotes healing when ingested or consumed in some way.
- Noun. A treatment or cure.
- Noun. The study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease or illness.
- Noun. The profession of physicians, surgeons and related specialisms; those who practice '''medicine'''.
- Noun. Ritual Native American magic used (notably by a medicine man) to promote a desired outcome in healing, hunting, warfare etc.
- Noun. (obsolete) black magic, superstition.