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telemedicine

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noun tele·med·i·cine \ˌte-lə-ˈme-də-sən, -ˈmed-sən\

Definition of telemedicine

  1. :  the practice of medicine when the doctor and patient are widely separated using two-way voice and visual communication (as by satellite or computer)



1970

First Known Use of telemedicine

1970


Medical Dictionary

telemedicine

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noun tele·med·i·cine \-ˈmed-ə-sən, -ˈmed-sən\

Medical Definition of telemedicine

  1. :  the practice of medicine when the doctor and patient are widely separated using two-way voice and visual communication (as by satellite, computer, or closed-circuit television)

  2. tele·med·i·cal \-ˈmed-i-kəl\play adjective




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