internal medicine

noun

Definition of internal medicine

  1. :  a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases not requiring surgery

Examples of internal medicine in a Sentence

  1. a doctor who specializes in internal medicine

First Known Use of internal medicine

1835


INTERNAL MEDICINE Defined for English Language Learners

internal medicine

noun

Definition of internal medicine for English Language Learners

  • : the work of a doctor who treats diseases that do not require surgery


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internal medicine

noun

Medical Definition of internal medicine

  1. :  a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of nonsurgical diseases—abbreviation IM


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