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Meaning of REGIMEN

Pronunciation:  'reji`men

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)

REGIMEN is a 7 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: regime
 See Also: plan, program, programme



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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}.

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.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: A treatment plan that specifies the dosage, the schedule, and the duration of treatment.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: The characteristic behavior of a stream during ordinary cycles of flow.