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. alternative one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
  7. preventive medicine the branch of medicine concerned with preventing disease
  8. alternative energy energy derived from sources that do not use up natural resources or harm the environment
  9. Catherine de Medicis queen of France as the wife of Henry II and regent during the minority of her son Charles IX (1519-1589)
  10. veterinary medicine the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of animals (especially domestic animals)
  11. alternative birth a method of childbirth that avoids intrusive high-tech medicine in favor of more natural and homely settings
  12. patent medicine medicine that is protected by a patent and available without a doctor's prescription
  13. alternatively in place of, or as an alternative to
  14. alternating current an electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally
  15. dental medicine the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
  16. assortative mating mating of individuals having more traits in common than likely in random mating
  17. urogenital medicine the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the urinary tract or urogenital system
  18. alternating occurring by turns; first one and then the other
  19. aerospace medicine the study and treatment of disorders associated with flight
  20. alternation of generations the alternation of two or more different forms in the life cycle of a plant or animal