geomedicine

[ jee-oh-med-uh-suh n or, esp. British, -med-sin ]
/ ˌdʒi oʊˈmɛd ə sən or, esp. British, -ˈmɛd sɪn /

noun

the branch of medicine dealing with the effect of geography on disease.

Nearby words

  1. geomagnetic storm,
  2. geomagnetism,
  3. geomancer,
  4. geomancy,
  5. geomechanics,
  6. geometer,
  7. geometric,
  8. geometric distribution,
  9. geometric isomer,
  10. geometric isomerism

Origin of geomedicine


Related formsge·o·med·i·cal [jee-oh-med-i-kuh l] /ˌdʒi oʊˈmɛd ɪ kəl/, adjective

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