Definition of "medical science" [medical science]

  • The science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "medical science" in a sentence
  • "Hippocratics, looked upon medical science from a purely practical standpoint; they regarded it as the art of healing the sick, and therefore laid most stress on prognosis and treatment by aiding the powers of nature through dietetic means, while the whole school of"
  • "Honest John, famed in university annals, represents a chal­lenge which medical science has not yet answered: revival of a human being accidentally thrown into a state of suspended ani­mation."
  • "The influence of this Society upon the cause of medical science and theprofession of the State, and the necessity of renewed efforts to its improvement comprise a subject of so much importance as to justify me in now dilating more at length upon it."