Medical vs Aesculapian - What's the difference?

medical | aesculapian |


As adjectives the difference between medical and aesculapian

is that medical is medical while aesculapian is (literally) of or relating to the above greco-roman god of medicine.

medical

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to the practice of medicine.
  • medical''' doctor]]; [[medical student, '''medical student
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  • Intended to have a therapeutic effect; medicinal.
  • medical''' marijuana; '''medical''' cannabis; '''medical treatment
  • Requiring medical treatment.
  • A costly medical condition can bankrupt you if it doesn't kill you first.
  • Pertaining to the state of one's health.
  • medical''' examinaton; '''medical''' exemption; '''medical''' history]]; [[medical record, '''medical''' record''; ' medical diagnosis
  • Pertaining to or requiring treatment by other than surgical means.
  • medical ward

    Synonyms

    * (medicinal) curative, therapeutic

    Derived terms

    * medical doctor * medical history * medical record * medical student

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal) A medical examination.
  • You'll have to get a medical before you apply for that job.
  • * 2014 , Jamie Jackson, " Ángel di María says Manchester United were the ‘only club’ after Real", The Guardian , 26 August 2014:
  • After completing a medical and the requisite paperwork on Tuesday to seal the deal, Di María said: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Manchester United. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time in Spain and there were a lot of clubs interested in me, but United is the only club that I would have left Real Madrid for.

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    aesculapian

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (literally) of or relating to the above Greco-Roman god of medicine
  • ''The Aesculapian sanctuary on Kos island was also a center of medical learning and practice
  • (figuratively) medical, concerning healing
  • ''Water therapy at famous springs is an Aesculapian method which recently came back in fashion, as when Bath reemerged from archaelogy to high-society spa
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