Meaning of “medicine” - Learner’s Dictionary

medicine

noun uk us /ˈmedɪsən/
SUBSTANCE [ C, U ]

A2 a substance used to cure an illness or injury:

cough medicine
Have you taken your medicine today?
The government appealed for food and medicines after the earthquake.
SCIENCE [ U ]

B1 the science of curing and preventing illness and injury:

to study medicine
western/Chinese medicine

(Definition of “medicine” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)