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bionic
/ˌbaɪˈɔnɪk/
adjective
related to the incorporation of artificial components with biological systems to enhance or restore functionality
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clinical
/ˈkɫɪnəkəɫ/, /ˈkɫɪnɪkəɫ/
adjective
involving examination of patients and their treatment
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conventional
/kənˈvɛnʃənəɫ/
adjective
(of medical care) treating diseases based on modern science, using drugs, surgery, etc.
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diagnostic
/ˌdaɪəɡˈnɑstɪk/
adjective
relating to the diagnosis of illness or other problems using a variety of symptoms
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gynecological
/ˌɡaɪnəkəˈɫɑdʒɪkəɫ/
adjective
relating to medical practices and conditions related to the female reproductive system, including the uterus, ovaries, and other pelvic organs
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hallucinatory
/həˈɫusənəˌtɔɹi/
adjective
experiencing unreal sensations, often treated for mental health or substance-related reasons
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hallucinogenic
/həˌɫusənəˈdʒɛnɪk/
adjective
related to substances causing altered perceptions, considered for therapy or managed in substance misuse
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holistic
/hoʊˈɫɪstɪk/
adjective
characterized by considering overall well-being, addressing physical, mental, and social aspects
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homeopathic
/ˌhoʊmioʊˈpæθək/
adjective
related to a type of alternative medicine that uses extremely small amounts of natural substances, like plants or minerals, to encourage the body's own healing abilities
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invasive
/ˌɪnˈveɪsɪv/
adjective
(of medical procedures) comprising cutting into the body or body cavities
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intravenously
/ɪnˈtɹævənəsɫi/, /ɪntɹəˈvinəsɫi/
adverb
through or within a vein
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manipulative
/məˈnɪpjəˌɫeɪtɪv/
adjective
relating to physically manipulating or adjusting the body, such as in chiropractic or massage therapies for musculoskeletal issues
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medical
/ˈmedɪkəl/
adjective
related to medicine, treating illnesses, and health
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noninvasive
/nˌɑːnɪnvˈeɪsɪv/
adjective
related to medical procedures or techniques that do not involve cutting or entering the body
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orthopedic
/ˌɔɹθəˈpidɪk/
adjective
relating to the branch of medicine focused on the musculoskeletal system, including bones and joints
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palliative
/ˈpæɫiətɪv/
adjective
causing symptoms and enhances the quality of life for individuals with serious illnesses
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paramedical
/pˌæɹəmˈɛdɪkəl/
adjective
of or denoting a person who is trained to provide emergency medical treatment or to aid medical professionals
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postoperative
/ˌpoʊˈstɔpəɹətɪv/
adjective
relating to a period of time after a surgical operation
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psychiatric
/ˌsaɪkiˈætɹɪk/
adjective
relating to the study and treatment of mental illness
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sanitary
/ˈsænɪˌtɛɹi/
adjective
clean and free from germs or contaminants
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surgical
/ˈsɝdʒɪkəɫ/
adjective
characterized by medical procedures or techniques involving the use of instruments and manual manipulation, typically performed in an operating room setting
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therapeutic
/ˌθɛɹəpˈjutɪk/
adjective
(of medicine) related to actions that heal, alleviate, or prevent health issues
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prosthetic
/pɹɑsˈθɛtɪk/
adjective
relating to an artificial leg, hand, tooth, etc. that is implanted through surgery in a person's body as a replacement of a missing body part
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lifesaving
/ˈɫaɪfˌseɪvɪŋ/
adjective
relating to actions or treatments that save lives in emergency or critical situations
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elective
/ɪˈɫɛktɪv/
adjective
(of surgical or medical treatment) chosen by a patient or healthcare provider to address non-emergency health concerns or improve quality of life
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pediatric
/ˌpidiˈætɹɪk/
adjective
pertaining to the branch of medicine that focuses on the care and treatment of children and adolescents
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