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noun
tourist travel for the purpose of receiving medical treatment or improving health or fitness: The spiraling cost of healthcare has contributed to the growth of medical tourism.
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Also called health tourism .

Origin of medical tourism

First recorded in 1965–70

OTHER WORDS FROM medical tourism

medical tourist, noun
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