family medicine

noun

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

family play
  1. : the basic unit in society traditionally consisting of two parents rearing their children

  2. : spouse and children

  3. : a group of individuals living under one roof and usually under one head : household

  1. : of or relating to a family (see 1family)

  2. : designed or suitable for both children and adults

medicine play
  1. : a substance or preparation used in treating disease

  2. : something that affects well-being

  3. : the science and art dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention, alleviation, or cure of disease


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