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conventional medicine

Definition of conventional medicine

  1. :  the usual methods of healing or treating disease that are taught in Western medical schools <Today, many patients seek healing through both alternative medicine and conventional medicine.>



Word by Word Definitions

conventionalplay
  1. :  formed by agreement or compact

    :  according with, sanctioned by, or based on convention

    :  lacking originality or individuality :  trite

medicineplay
  1. :  a substance or preparation used in treating disease

    :  something that affects well-being

    :  the science and art dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention, alleviation, or cure of disease


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