internal medicine

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noun

the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases, especially of internal organ systems.

Origin of internal medicine

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for internal medicine

internal medicine


noun

the branch of medical science concerned with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of disorders of the internal structures of the body
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Medicine definitions for internal medicine

internal medicine


n.

The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases in adults.
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Science definitions for internal medicine

internal medicine


The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases in adults.
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