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emergency medicine

[ ih-mur-juhn-see med-uh-sin ]
/ ɪˈmɜr dʒən si ˈmɛd ə sɪn /
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noun
a branch of medicine dealing with acute illness and other medical emergencies.
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Origin of emergency medicine

First recorded in1935–40
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Medical 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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