Definition of Regimen

1. Noun. (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet).

Exact synonyms: Regime
Generic synonyms: Plan, Program, Programme
Category relationships: Medical Specialty, Medicine



Definition of Regimen

1. n. Orderly government; system of order; adminisration.

Definition of Regimen

1. Noun. Orderly government; system of order; administration. ¹

2. Noun. Any regulation or remedy which is intended to produce beneficial effects by gradual operation. ¹

3. Noun. (grammar) A syntactical relation between words, as when one depends on another and is regulated by it in respect to case or mood; government. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Regimen

1. a systematic plan [n -S]

Medical Definition of Regimen

1. 1. Orderly government; system of order; adminisration. 2. Any regulation or remedy which is intended to produce beneficial effects by gradual operation; especially. A systematic course of diet, etc, pursed with a view to improving or preserving the health, or for the purpose of attaining some particular effect, as a reduction of flesh; sometimes used synonymously with hygiene. 3. A syntactical relation between words, as when one depends on another and is regulated by it in respect to case or mood; government. The word or words governed. See: right, and cf. Regal, regime, regiment. Origin: L. Regimen, -inis, fr. Regere to guide, to rule. (12 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Regimen

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Literary usage of Regimen

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1. A Theoretical and Practical Grammar of the French Tongue: In which the by Jean-Pons-Victor Lecoutz de Levizac, Stephen Pasquier (1833)
"Observe that this regimen may be known by asking the question, qu'esl-ce que ? ... When the regimen of the active verb is a noun, it is always placed after ..."

2. School Discipline by William Chandler Bagley (1914)
"The Disciplinary Effect of a regimen of Work. — The child or youth is to be envied whose lot is cast in a well-regulated and well-disciplined school, ..."

3. English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations. Drawn from by George Crabb (1863)
"... signifying any particular mode of living; regimen, in Latin re- ... and during the period of sickness; regimen commonly forme a regular part of a man's ..."

4. Homoeopathic Domestic Medicine by Joseph Laurie (1848)
"THE principal points we have to notice in this part are, the regimen to be ... regimen. The excellence of the homoeopathic rules on regimen has wrested ..."

5. The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baron Guilford, Lord Keeper of by Roger North (1826)
"As in this instance : he said his physician was extremely to blame, who was so much in his company, and did not put him under some regimen as might have ..."

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