telemedicine


tele·med·i·cine

noun \ˌte-lə-ˈme-də-sən, -ˈmed-sən\

Definition of TELEMEDICINE

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

First Known Use of TELEMEDICINE

1970

tele·med·i·cine

noun \-ˈmed-ə-sən, -ˈmed-sən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TELEMEDICINE

: 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)
tele·med·i·cal \-ˈmed-i-kəl\ adjective

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