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1. of or relating to the science of medicine or to the treatment of patients by drugs, etc., as opposed to surgery
2. a less common word for medicinal
3. Informal a medical examination
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Their aim is to bring together the varied strands of medical anthropology--ethnographic studies of illness beliefs, curing rituals, and herbal medicines; study of the role of disease and climate as factors in human evolution; work on cross-cultural communication in public health; and study of human relationships to their environments in contemporary settings and in the past--using an ecological model and the concept of medical ecology.
The findings from the National Centre of Hygiene, Medical Ecology and Nutrition in Sofia were reported in the British journal Thorax.
Mills is chief of the Medical Ecology Unit, Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, CDC.

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