Entry from US English dictionary
The branch of medicine dealing with the prevention and treatment of job-related injuries and illnesses.
- She is board certified in internal medicine and occupational medicine.
- The family physician who provides occupational medicine services must maintain continuous vigilance for signs of prevention failure.
- After 11 years of internal medicine and cardiology, he opted for a career in occupational medicine.
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Syllabification: oc·cu·pa·tion·al med·i·cine
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