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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet);
[syn: regimen, regime]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Regimen \Reg"i*men\ (r?j"?*m?n), n. [L. regimen, -inis, fr. regere to guide, to rule. See Right, and cf. Regal, R['e]gime, Regiment.] 1. Orderly government; system of order; adminisration. --Hallam. [1913 Webster] 2. Any regulation or remedy which is intended to produce beneficial effects by gradual operation; esp. (Med.), 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. [1913 Webster] 3. (Gram.) (a) A syntactical relation between words, as when one depends on another and is regulated by it in respect to case or mood; government. (b) The word or words governed. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

regimen n 1: (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet) [syn: regimen, regime]