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environmental medicine

Syllabification: en·vi·ron·men·tal med·i·cine

Definition of environmental medicine in English:


A branch of medicine that studies environmental inputs and the individual’s physical, mental, and emotional responses to them.
Example sentences
  • Clinically, practitioners of complementary and alternative therapies and environmental medicine have long suggested that food allergies play a pivotal role in inflammatory gastrointestinal disorders.
  • The author draws on 30 years of clinical experience in environmental medicine.
  • Physicians who are clinical ecologists and practice environmental medicine believe that personal observation and experience are enough to allow diagnosis and facilitate treatment of patients with medically unknown symptoms.

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