ETYM Late Lat. medicalis, Latin medicus belonging to healing, from mederi to heal; cf. Zend madha medical science, wisdom, Eng. mind: cf. French médical.
1. Relating to the study or practice of medicine.
2. Requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery.
ETYM Latin medicinalis: cf. French médicinal. Related to Medicine.
1. Having curative or palliative properties; used for the cure or alleviation of bodily disorders.
2. Of or pertaining to medicine; medical.