medical

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Medical is on the Academic Word List.

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
medical

Comparative
more medical

Superlative
most medical

  1. (usually before a noun) About physical health and medicine.
    Dr. Barry was very creative in his teaching, research, and medical practice.
    Often the poor do not go to a doctor because they are unable to pay for medical treatment.

Noun[change]

Singular
medical

Plural
medicals

  1. A medical is a general check by a doctor.
    I'd like to make an appointment for my annual medical.