Definition of family medicine
: the work of providing general medical care for people of all ages She plans to enter family medicine when she graduates from med school.
Word by Word Definitions
: a group of individuals living under one roof and usually under one head : household
: a group of persons of common ancestry : clan
: a people or group of peoples regarded as deriving from a common stock : race
: of or relating to a family (see 1family)
: designed or suitable for both children and adults
: a substance or preparation used in treating disease
: something that affects well-being
: the science and art dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention, alleviation, or cure of disease
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