Medical Dictionary

primary care

noun

Medical Definition of PRIMARY CARE

:  health care provided by a medical professional (as a general practitioner or a pediatrician) with whom a patient has initial contact and by whom the patient may be referred to a specialist for further treatment—often used attributively <primary care physicians> <primary care practice> <primary care medicine>; called also primary health care; compare secondary care, tertiary care
May 25, 2015
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