medicalese

noun
med·​i·​cal·​ese | \ ˌmed-i-kə-ˈlēz How to pronounce medicalese (audio) \

Medical Definition of medicalese

: the specialized terminology of the medical profession

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“Medicalese.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/medicalese. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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