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allied health

noun al·lied health \ ˈa-ˌlīd- \

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 sciences
  • the allied health professions

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