preventive medicine

noun

Medical Definition of preventive medicine

: a branch of medical science dealing with methods (as vaccination) of preventing the occurrence of disease

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“Preventive medicine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/preventive%20medicine. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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