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 for Regimen
From 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.
        [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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

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