telemedicine

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noun tele·med·i·cine \ ˌte-lə-ˈme-də-sən , -ˈmed-sən \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of telemedicine

:the practice of medicine when the doctor and patient are widely separated using two-way voice and visual communication (as by satellite or computer)

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First Known Use of telemedicine

1968


Medical Dictionary

telemedicine

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noun tele·med·i·cine \ -ˈmed-ə-sən, -ˈmed-sən \

medical Definition of telemedicine

:the practice of medicine when the doctor and patient are widely separated using two-way voice and visual communication (as by satellite, computer, or closed-circuit television)

telemedical

play \-ˈmed-i-kəl\ adjective

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