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

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