medicolegal

[ med-i-koh-lee-guh l ]
/ ˌmɛd ɪ koʊˈli gəl /

adjective

pertaining to medicine and law or to forensic medicine.

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Origin of medicolegal

First recorded in 1825–35; medico- + legal
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medicolegal
[ mĕd′ĭ-kō-lēgəl ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or concerned with medicine and law.
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