molecular medicine


noun

the study of disease or injury at the molecular or cellular level.
medical tests or treatments for such diseases or injuries.

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Medical definitions for molecular medicine

molecular medicine

n.

The branch of medicine that deals with the influence of gene expression on disease processes and with genetically based treatments, such as gene therapy.
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