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Definition of "medical aid" [medical aid]

  • Professional treatment for illness or injury (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "medical aid" in a sentence
  • "Mrs. D.W. Thomas, who, with her husband, had charge of the girls 'orphanage of the Methodist Mission, had long felt the need of efficient medical aid for the women and children of India and had been doing what she could to alleviate the sufferings of those with whom she came in contact."
  • "The head of every family should be acquainted with the symptoms and treatment of Croup, for of all diseases to which children are liable, it is certainly the most dangerous, and in many instances it makes its advances with such amazing rapidity that suffocation takes place before medical aid can be procured."
  • "He published "La présence des absents" (1642), the first treatise in France on diagnosis, and which aimed at permitting sick persons at a distance from all medical aid to describe their symptoms to the physician."