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medical examination Line breaks: med|ic¦al exam¦in|ation

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Definition of medical examination in English:


An examination to determine someone’s physical health.
Example sentences
  • A medical examination can only determine the extent of an injury.
  • Last week, however, the same court voted 11 to 9 to reject the defence's request for immediate medical examinations to determine that issue.
  • But investigators said he had passed two medical examinations before take-off, and a post-mortem examination found no alcohol in his system.
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