medicolegal

adjective
med·​i·​co·​le·​gal | \ ˌme-di-kō-ˈlē-gəl How to pronounce medicolegal (audio) \

Definition of medicolegal

: of or relating to both medicine and law

Examples of medicolegal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Medical examiners make physical examinations, conduct tests, testify as an expert for either the court or the state and perform duties of a pathological or medicolegal nature. Eddie Morales, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 20 Apr. 2022 So did a report by a medicolegal death investigator. Anchorage Daily News, 24 Nov. 2019 So did a report by a medicolegal death investigator. Anchorage Daily News, 24 Nov. 2019 So did a report by a medicolegal death investigator. Anchorage Daily News, 24 Nov. 2019 So did a report by a medicolegal death investigator. Anchorage Daily News, 24 Nov. 2019 So did a report by a medicolegal death investigator. Anchorage Daily News, 24 Nov. 2019 So did a report by a medicolegal death investigator. Anchorage Daily News, 24 Nov. 2019 So did a report by a medicolegal death investigator. Anchorage Daily News, 24 Nov. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of medicolegal

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for medicolegal

New Latin medicolegalis, from Latin medicus medical + -o- + legalis legal

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“Medicolegal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/medicolegal. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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medicolegal

adjective
med·​i·​co·​le·​gal | \ ˌmed-i-kō-ˈlē-gəl How to pronounce medicolegal (audio) \

Medical Definition of medicolegal

: of or relating to both medicine and law

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