1. alternative medicine the practice of medicine without the use of drugs
  2. alliteration use of the same consonant at the beginning of each word
  3. internal medicine the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and (nonsurgical) treatment of diseases of the internal organs (especially in adults)
  4. alternative pleading a pleading that alleges facts so separate that it is difficult to determine which facts the person intends to rely on
  5. alternative birthing a method of childbirth that avoids intrusive high-tech medicine in favor of more natural and homely settings
  6. preventive medicine the branch of medicine concerned with preventing disease
  7. alternative one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
  8. alternative energy energy derived from sources that do not use up natural resources or harm the environment
  9. veterinary medicine the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of animals (especially domestic animals)
  10. alternative birth a method of childbirth that avoids intrusive high-tech medicine in favor of more natural and homely settings
  11. patent medicine medicine that is protected by a patent and available without a doctor's prescription
  12. alternatively in place of, or as an alternative to
  13. dental medicine the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
  14. urogenital medicine the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the urinary tract or urogenital system
  15. aerospace medicine the study and treatment of disorders associated with flight
  16. alternating current an electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally
  17. aviation medicine the study and treatment of disorders associated with flight
  18. over-the-counter medicine a drug that is sold without a prescription
  19. Catherine de Medicis queen of France as the wife of Henry II and regent during the minority of her son Charles IX (1519-1589)
  20. Doctor of Medicine a doctor's degree in medicine