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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.medicinally - in a medicinal mannermedicinally - in a medicinal manner    
عِلاجيّا، شِفائيا، طِبيّاً


[meˈdɪsɪnəlɪ] ADV [use] → con fines médicos


adv use, takezu Heilzwecken, zu medizinischen Zwecken; valuablemedizinisch; medicinally, it aids digestionmedizinisch gesehen fördert es die Verdauung


(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
References in classic literature ?
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.
Medicinally the Bitter variety is more valued than the Sweet Almond.
While their folk uses are noted, the authors advise against using these plants medicinally.
Apart from the serious health issues, smoking pot medicinally will always be seen by opponents as a cover for recreational users, a dangerously contradictory message for children and a Trojan horse for legalization of marijuana.
Medicinally, cinnamon is specific for low back pain, nausea, vomiting, arthritis, diarrhea--particularly when they are associated with feeling cold or with cold weather.
Medicinally, it has been used for hundreds of years as a laxative and diuretic.
SILVER has been used medicinally for thousands of years, and its antibacterial effect is now helping de-pong sports socks and underwear.
Research has shown that a colloidal solution is an excellent way to use silver medicinally.
But Royal aides insisted Colin's offering would most certainly not have been used, medicinally or otherwise.
a shrub native to the Mediterranean region, has been used medicinally since the time of Hippocrates.