physic: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fiz'ik), [key]
— n., v., -icked, -ick•ing.
  1. a medicine that purges; cathartic; laxative.
  2. any medicine; a drug or medicament.
  3. the medical art or profession.
  4. See
  1. to treat with or act upon as a physic or medicine.
  2. to work upon as a medicine does; relieve or cure.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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