tropical medicine


the branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of diseases occurring in the tropics.

Nearby words

  1. tropical diarrhea,
  2. tropical disturbance,
  3. tropical eosinophilia,
  4. tropical fish,
  5. tropical lichen,
  6. tropical sore,
  7. tropical splenomegaly syndrome,
  8. tropical sprue,
  9. tropical storm,
  10. tropical typhus Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for tropical medicine

tropical medicine


The branch of medicine that deals with diseases occurring in tropical countries.

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