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family practice

medical specialization in general practice, requiring training beyond that of general practice and leading to board certification.
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family practitioner, noun Unabridged
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  • And I was a medical man, who sought to build up a family practice!

  • The family practice of many sensible physicians, perhaps I might say of most, is strongly corroborative of this main idea.

  • The references in that play to changelings reminds us that we have not yet referred to this notable piece of family practice.

    Myth-Land F. Edward Hulme
  • First, that you are about to marry a Parisienne; secondly, that you renounce forever the family practice.

Contemporary definitions for family practice

a medical specialty offering continuing health care for all members of a family's 21st Century Lexicon
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family practice in Medicine

family practice n.
See family medicine.

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