practice of medicine

practice of medicine
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

he studied medicine at Harvard

Syn: ↑medicine
Derivationally related forms: ↑medical (for: ↑medicine), ↑medicine (for: ↑medicine), ↑medicate (for: ↑medicine)
Topics: ↑medicine, ↑medical specialty
Members of this Topic:
group practice, ↑quack, ↑doctor, ↑vet, ↑nurse, ↑administer, ↑dispense, ↑transfuse, ↑digitalize, ↑bring around, ↑cure, ↑heal, ↑remedy, ↑relieve, ↑dress, ↑poultice, ↑plaster, ↑bandage, ↑strap, ↑splint, ↑operate on, ↑operate, ↑venesect, ↑medicate, ↑medicine, ↑drug, ↑dose, ↑dope, ↑dope up, ↑soup, ↑salve, ↑bleed, ↑leech, ↑phlebotomize, ↑phlebotomise, ↑inject, ↑shoot, ↑infuse, ↑immunize, ↑immunise, ↑inoculate, ↑vaccinate, ↑cup, ↑ankylose, ↑ancylose, ↑eviscerate, ↑diagnose, ↑explore, ↑palpate, ↑feel, ↑amputate, ↑cut off, ↑slough off, ↑resect
Hypernyms: ↑learned profession

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