practice of medicine

Definitions of practice of medicine
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n the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

Synonyms:
medicine
Types:
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preventive medicine
the branch of medicine concerned with preventing disease
alternative medicine
the practice of medicine without the use of drugs; may involve herbal medicines or self-awareness or biofeedback or acupuncture
complementary medicine
the practice of medicine that combines traditional medicine with alternative medicine
herbal medicine
the use of medicinal herbs to prevent or treat disease or promote health
Type of:
learned profession
one of the three professions traditionally believed to require advanced learning and high principles

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