from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The complete equipment of a physician or medical institution, including books, supplies, and instruments.
  • n. The complete range of materials available or used for a task.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. All of the equipment available for carrying out a task, especially all the equipment used by a physician in the practice of medicine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An armamentary.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the collection of equipment and methods used in the practice of medicine


Latin armāmentārium, arsenal, from armāmenta, tools; see armament.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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