ethnomedicine

noun
eth·no·med·i·cine | \ ˌeth-nō-ˈme-də-sən , British usually -ˈmed-sən \

Definition of ethnomedicine 

: the comparative study of how different cultures view disease and how they treat or prevent it also : the medical beliefs and practices of indigenous cultures

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ethnomedical \ˌeth-nō-ˈme-di-kəl \ adjective

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1901, in the meaning defined above

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ethnomedicine

noun
eth·no·med·i·cine | \ ˌeth-nō-ˈmed-ə-sən, British usually -ˈmed-sən \

Medical Definition of ethnomedicine 

: the comparative study of how different cultures view disease and how they treat or prevent it also : the medical beliefs and practices of indigenous cultures

Other words from ethnomedicine

ethnomedical \-ˈmed-i-kəl \ adjective

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