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medicus

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

mĕdĭcus: a, um medeor,
I of or pertaining to healing, healing, curative, medical (as adj., poet. and in post-Aug. prose).
I Adj.: medicas adhibere manus ad vulnera, Verg. G. 3, 455: ars, Ov. Tr. 5, 6, 12: potus, Nemes. Cyn. 222: vis, Plin. 36, 27, 69, § 202: salubritas, id. 5, 16, 15, § 72: usus, id. 22, 25, 81, § 163: digitus, the next to the little finger (cf. medicinalis), id. 30, 12, 34, § 108. —*
   B Transf., magical: Marmaridae, medicum vulgus, ad quorum tactum mites jacuere cerastae, Sil. 3, 300.—
II Subst.:
   A mĕdĭcus, i, m.
   1    A medical man, physician, surgeon (class.): medicus nobilissimus atque optimus quaeritur, Cic. Clu. 21, 57: medicum arcessere, Plaut. Men. 5, 2, 122: admovere aegro, Suet. Ner. 37: vulnerum, a surgeon, Plin. 29, 1, 8, § 22: caeduntur tumidae medico ridente mariscae, Juv. 2, 13; cf.: medicus ait se obligasse crus fractum Aesculapio, Apollini autem bracchium, Plaut. Men. 5, 3, 9: MEDICVS CLINICVS, CHIRVRGVS, OCVLARIVS, Inscr. Orell. 2983: AVRICVLARIVS, ib. 4227: IVMENTARIVS, ib. 4229; cf.: medici pecorum, Varr. R. R. 2, 7 fin.: LEGIONIS, Inscr. Orell. 448; 4996: DVPLARIVS TRIREMIS, ib. 3640: instrumentum medici, Paul. Sent. 3, 6, 62.—Prov.: medice, cura teipsum, Vulg. Luc. 4, 23.—
   2    The finger next the little finger, Gr. δάκτυλος ἰατρικός, Auct. Her. 3, 20, 33.—
   B mĕdĭ-ca, ae, f., a female physician (post-class.), App. M. 5, p. 363 Oud.; Inscr. Orell. 4230 sq.; Inscr. Grut. 635, 9; 636, 1 sq.—Also, a midwife, Interpr. Paul. Sent. 2, 24, 8; Ambros. Ep. 5.—
   C mĕdĭca, ōrum, n., medicinal herbs, Plin. 19, 5, 27, § 89.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

(1) mĕdĭcus,¹³ a, um (medeor), propre à guérir, qui soigne, guérit : Virg. G. 3, 455 ; Ov. Tr. 5, 6, 12 ; Plin. 36, 202 || magique : Sil. 3, 300.
(2) mĕdĭcus,⁸ ī, m., médecin : Pl. Men. 875 ; Cic. Clu. 57 ; Suet. Nero 37 ; Plin. 29, 22 || doigt annulaire (cf. medicinalis ) : Plin. 30, 108.

Latin > German (Georges)

(1) medicus1, a, um (medeor), I) heilend, heilsam, zum Heilen gehörig, -dienlich, medizinisch, A) adi.: manus, Verg.: ars, Heilkunst, Ov.: vis, Plin.: calor, Solin.: digitus, der Goldfinger, Plin. – B) subst.: 1) medicus, ī, m., a) (verst. digitus), der Goldfinger (griech. δάκτυλος ἰατρικός), Cornif. rhet. 3, 33. – b) der Arzt, Wundarzt, auricularius, iumentarius, Inscr.: medicus unus palatinus, Palastarzt, kaiserl. Leibarzt, Lampr. Alex. Sev.: medicus suus domesticus, Augustin.: medicus domesticus et familiaris, Sen.: peritus medicus et suae domui familiarissimus, Augustin.: vulnerum, Plin.: pecorum, Varro: legionis, Inscr.: bonus, malus, Cic.: medici inscii imperitique, Cic.: medicum arcessere, Plaut.: medicum adhibere (verst. morbo), Cic.: medicum ad aegrum adducere, Cic.: aegro medicum admovere, Suet.: medicos cogere, Cic.: medico honorem (Honorar) habere, Cic.: medico reddere honorem suum, Augustin. – 2) medica, ae, f., a) die Ärztin, Apul. met. 5, 10. Corp. inscr. Lat. 6, 9614 u. 9616. – b) die Hebamme, Donat. Ter. Andr. 3, 2, 1. Ambros. epist. 5, 9. – 3) medica, ōrum, n., Heilkräuter, offizinelle Kräuter, Plin. 19, 89. – II) zauberisch, Sil. 3, 300.

Latin > English

medicus medica, medicum ADJ :: healing, curative, medical; [digitus ~ => fourth finger of the hand]
medicus medicus medici N M :: doctor, physician; fourth finger of the hand