regimen


regimen

noun

  1. Medicine/Medical. a regulated course, as of diet, exercise, or manner of living, intended to preserve or restore health or to attain some result.
  2. regime(defs 1, 2).
  3. Grammar. government(def 9).

noun

  1. Also called: regime a systematic way of life or course of therapy, often including exercise and a recommended diet
  2. administration or rule
n.

c.1400, medical, “course of diet, exercise, etc. for sake of health;” mid-15c., “act of governing,” from Old French regimen (14c.), from Latin regimen “rule, guidance, government, means of guidance, rudder,” from regere “to rule” (see regal).

n.

  1. A regulated system, as of diet, therapy, or exercise, intended to promote health or achieve another beneficial effect.
  2. A course of intense physical training.

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