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major medical

noun
1.
insurance designed to compensate for particularly large medical expenses due to a severe or prolonged illness, usually by paying a high percentage of medical bills above a certain amount.
Origin of major medical
1950-1955
First recorded in 1950-55; ellipsis of major medical expense insurance plan
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  • Each of the major medical services was represented this morning.

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