family practice

noun
Updated on: 15 Apr 2018

Definition of family practice

: a medical practice or specialty which provides continuing general medical care for the individual and family called also family medicine

Examples of family practice in a Sentence

  1. She plans to enter family practice when she graduates from med school.

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First Known Use of family practice

1838


FAMILY PRACTICE Defined for English Language Learners

family practice

Definition of family practice for English Language Learners

  • : the work of providing general medical care for people of all ages


Medical Dictionary

family practice

noun

medical Definition of family practice

: a medical practice or specialty which provides continuing general medical care for the individual and family abbreviation FP called also family medicine

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