Definition of medical jurisprudence in English:

medical jurisprudence

Syllabification: med·i·cal ju·ris·pru·dence


  • 1The branch of law relating to medicine.
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    • In training we had just one lecture on contraception and the only lecture we had on abortion was in medical jurisprudence.
    • In any event, I do welcome this privilege to share with you some of my thoughts relating to certain doctrinal trends and tendencies in medical jurisprudence as are recently developed in the courts.
  • 1.1Forensic medicine.
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    • He played a major role in the development of the Nottingham University Medical School of which he was the first clinical sub dean and was created a special professor of forensic pathology and medical jurisprudence.

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