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1. Of, relating to, or having the properties of medicine.
2. Having an unappealing, bitter flavor.
A preparation or product having the properties of a medicine.

me·dic′i·nal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.medicinally - in a medicinal mannermedicinally - in a medicinal manner    
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[meˈdɪsɪnəlɪ] ADV [use] → con fines médicos
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adv use, takezu Heilzwecken, zu medizinischen Zwecken; valuablemedizinisch; medicinally, it aids digestionmedizinisch gesehen fördert es die Verdauung
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(ˈmedsin) noun
1. a substance, especially a liquid for swallowing, that is used to treat or keep away disease or illness. a dose of medicine.
2. the science of curing people who are ill, or making their suffering less (especially by means other than surgery). He is studying medicine.
medicinal (məˈdisinl) adjective
1. having the power to heal and used as a medicine. medicinal substances.
2. of healing. for medicinal purposes.
meˈdicinally adverb
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In truth, a mature man who uses hair-oil, unless medicinally, that man has probably got a quoggy spot in him somewhere.
At five, another bell rings, and the stewardess reappears with another dish of potatoes - boiled this time - and store of hot meat of various kinds: not forgetting the roast pig, to be taken medicinally. We sit down at table again (rather more cheerfully than before); prolong the meal with a rather mouldy dessert of apples, grapes, and oranges; and drink our wine and brandy-and-water.
Again, it is the root that is used medicinally and also for dyeing when it gives a bright yellow colour.
Medicinally, the plant is carminative, diaphoretic, stimulent and a purifier.
Of those, he determined that the chemistry of only 2,000 species has been thoroughly studied, and perhaps only 60,000 species have been evaluated even partially for medicinally useful chemicals.
While their folk uses are noted, the authors advise against using these plants medicinally. Features include a regional map, color key, and visual glossary.
Medicinally, cinnamon is specific for low back pain, nausea, vomiting, arthritis, diarrhea--particularly when they are associated with feeling cold or with cold weather.
Historically, the plants have been used medicinally - salvia comes from the Latin salvare, to heal - and are commonly used in cooking as sage.
Medicinally, it has been used for hundreds of years as a laxative and diuretic.
The move to downgrade cannabis to Class C, effectively putting it in the same legal bracket as steroids and tranquillisers, met with particular approval from those who use the drug medicinally.
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