privileged communication


priv·​i·​leged communication ˈpriv-ə-lijd- How to pronounce privileged communication (audio)
: a communication between parties to a confidential relation (as between physician and patient) such that the recipient cannot be legally compelled to disclose it as a witness

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“Privileged communication.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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