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ethnomedicine

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noun eth·no·med·i·cine \ˌeth-nō-ˈme-də-sən, British usually -ˈmed-sən\

Definition of ethnomedicine

  1. :  the comparative study of how different cultures view disease and how they treat or prevent it; also :  the medical beliefs and practices of indigenous cultures

ethnomedical

play \-ˈme-di-kəl\ adjective


1971

First Known Use of ethnomedicine

1971


Medical Dictionary

ethnomedicine

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noun eth·no·med·i·cine \ˌeth-nō-ˈmed-ə-sən, British usually -ˈmed-sən\

Medical Definition of ethnomedicine

  1. :  the comparative study of how different cultures view disease and how they treat or prevent it; also :  the medical beliefs and practices of indigenous cultures

ethnomedical

\-ˈmed-i-kəl\play adjective



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