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medicator

Pronunciation: med'i-ka'tor, -tor

Definition:

  1. An instrument for use in making therapeutic applications to the deeper parts of the body.
  2. One who gives medicaments for the relief of disease; sometimes applied in derision to one who prescribes drugs excessively for minor ailments.

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