Medical Dictionary


noun com·mu·ni·ty \kə-ˈmyü-nət-ē\
plural com·mu·ni·ties

Medical Definition of COMMUNITY

:  a unified body of individuals: as a :  the people with common interests living in a particular area; broadly :  the area itself <the problems of a large community> b :  an interacting population of various kinds of individuals (as species) in a common location c :  a group of people with a common characteristic or interest living together within a larger society <a community of retired persons>


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