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English noun: medicament

1. medicament (artifact) (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease


Synonymsmedication, medicinal drug, medicine


Broader (hypernym)drug


Narrower (hyponym)acyclovir, alendronate, allopurinol, amrinone, analgesic, angiogenesis inhibitor, anodyne, Antabuse, anthelminthic, anthelmintic, anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drug, antiarrhythmic, antiarrhythmic drug, antiarrhythmic medication, antibacterial, antibacterial drug, anticholinergic, anticholinergic drug, anticholinesterase, anticoagulant, anticoagulant medication, anticonvulsant, anticonvulsant drug, antidepressant, antidepressant drug, antidiabetic, antidiabetic drug, antidiarrheal, antidiarrheal drug, antidiuretic, antidiuretic drug, antiemetic, antiemetic drug, antiepileptic, antiepileptic drug, antihistamine, antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug, antiprotozoal, antiprotozoal drug, antipyretic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antispasmodic agent, antitussive, antiviral, antiviral agent, antiviral drug, APC, aperient, astringent, astringent drug, atomic cocktail, Atromid-S, azathioprine, bactericide, blocker, blocking agent, bronchodilator, calcium blocker, calcium-channel blocker, camphorated tincture of opium, Carafate, carminative, cathartic, clofibrate, clopidogrel bisulfate, cold medicine, counterirritant, Cuprimine, curative, cure, cytotoxic drug, decoagulant, decongestant, demulcent, depressant, diaphoretic, disulfiram, dosage, dose, downer, Drixoral, drug cocktail, ethical drug, expectorant, expectorator, febrifuge, fixed-combination drug, Fosamax, gemfibrozil, HAART, haematinic, helminthic, hematinic, herbal medicine, highly active antiretroviral therapy, histamine blocker, immune suppressant drug, immunosuppressant, immunosuppressive, immunosuppressive drug, immunosuppressor, Imuran, inhalant, inhalation, Inocor, isoproterenol, Isordil, isosorbide, Isuprel, lipid-lowering medication, lipid-lowering medicine, Lopid, Mecholyl, methacholine, Metrazol, nux vomica, over-the-counter drug, over-the-counter medicine, oxytocic, oxytocic drug, pain pill, painkiller, paregoric, patent medicine, penicillamine, pentamethylenetetrazol, pentylenetetrazol, pharmaceutic, pharmaceutical, physic, placebo, Plavix, powder, prescription, prescription drug, prescription medicine, probenecid, purgative, remedy, restorative, rubefacient, sedative, sedative drug, soothing syrup, spasmolytic, specific, statin, statin drug, styptic, sucralfate, sudatory, sudorific, suppository, therapeutic, tincture, tonic, tyrosine kinase inhibitor, vermicide, vermifuge, Zovirax, Zyloprim


Substance holonymphysostigmine


Domain categorymedical specialty, medicine


Domain category membersnonprescription, over-the-counter, prescription









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