allied health

noun
al·​lied health | \ ˈa-ˌlīd- How to pronounce allied health (audio) \

Medical Definition of allied health

: a broad field of health-care professions made up of specially trained individuals (such as physical therapists, dental hygienists, audiologists, and dietitians) who are typically licensed or certified but are not physicians, dentists, or nurses often used before another noun allied health sciencesthe allied health professions

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“Allied health.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/allied%20health. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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