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personalized medicine

noun

  1. an approach to the practice of medicine that uses information about a patient’s unique genetic makeup and environment to customize the patient's medical care.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of personalized medicine1

First recorded in 1925–30

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Example Sentences

In hormonal health, for example, personalized medicine could add more data and specificity to which birth control someone takes, instead of the usual process of trial and error.

Such a prediction is pure Hood, shaped both by his ambition and his endless enthusiasm, even after almost 30 years of advocating for personalized medicine with seemingly little progress.

Scientists have found that our internal body clocks vary so greatly that they could form the next frontiers of personalized medicine.

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