Hippocratic oath


Hippocratic oath

noun

Definition of HIPPOCRATIC OATH

:  an oath embodying a code of medical ethics usually taken by those about to begin medical practice

First Known Use of HIPPOCRATIC OATH

1747

Hippocratic oath

noun \-ōth\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HIPPOCRATIC OATH

: an oath that embodies a code of medical ethics and is usually taken by those about to begin medical practice

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