Pronunciation: (med'i-kul),[key] —adj. 1. of or pertaining to the science or practice of medicine: medical history; medical treatment. 2. curative; medicinal; therapeutic: medical properties. 3. pertaining to or requiring treatment by other than surgical means.
4. pertaining to or giving evidence of the state of one's health: a medical discharge from the army; a medical examination.
—n. something done or received in regard to the state of one's health, as a medical examination.