emergency medicine


noun

a branch of medicine dealing with acute illness and other medical emergencies.

Nearby words

  1. emergence,
  2. emergency,
  3. emergency boat,
  4. emergency brake,
  5. emergency medical technician,
  6. emergency room,
  7. emergency theory,
  8. emergent,
  9. emergent evolution,
  10. emergent norm

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Medicine definitions for emergency medicine

emergency medicine

n.

The branch of medicine that deals with evaluation and initial treatment of medical conditions caused by trauma or sudden illness.

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