Definitions for: Medicament


[n] An agent that promotes recovery from injury or ailment; a medicine.



Webster (1913) Definition: Med"i*ca*ment, n. [L. medicamentum, fr. medicare,
medicari, to heal: cf. F. m['e]dicament. See Medicable.]
Anything used for healing diseases or wounds; a medicine; a
healing application.

Synonyms: medication, medicinal drug, medicine

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