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medicolegal

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adjective med·i·co·le·gal \ˌme-di-kō-ˈlē-gəl\

Simple Definition of medicolegal

  • : of or relating to both medicine and law

Full Definition of medicolegal

  1. :  of or relating to both medicine and law

Origin of medicolegal

New Latin medicolegalis, from Latin medicus medical + -o- + legalis legal


First Known Use: 1835


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medicolegal

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adjective med·i·co·le·gal \ˌmed-i-kō-ˈlē-gəl\

Medical Definition of medicolegal

  1. :  of or relating to both medicine and law




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