unmedical


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Adj.1.unmedical - not having a medicinal effect or not medically prescribedunmedical - not having a medicinal effect or not medically prescribed; "he took mind-altering drugs for nonmedicinal reasons"
unhealthful - detrimental to good health; "unhealthful air pollution"; "unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint"
References in classic literature ?
Examining him to discover the cause, I found symptoms of pneumonia--that is to say, in unmedical language, inflammation of the substance of the lungs.
"Why are you unmedical fellows always talking bosh about hypnotism?" cried the doctor.
Not, usually, anti-medical, [4] nervous breakdown has been characteristically unmedical. This feature shines through in the various definitions of the disease, some of them surprisingly contradictory at least on the surface, from the l920s to the l960s.