1. A drug.
2. The art of preventing or curing disease; the science concerned with disease in all its relations.
3. The study and treatment of general diseases or those affecting the internal parts of the body, especially those not usually requiring surgical intervention.
"The sum total of the knowledge, skills, and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous to different cultures, whether explicable or not, used in the maintenance of health as well as in the prevention, diagnosis, improvement or treatment of physical and mental illness."
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