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

ethnomedical

play \ˌeth-nō-ˈme-di-kəl\ adjective

First Known Use of ethnomedicine

1901

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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

ethnomedical

play \-ˈmed-i-kəl\ adjective

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