Definition of telemedicine in English:


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[mass noun]
The remote diagnosis and treatment of patients by means of telecommunications technology.
More example sentences
  • Computer systems already exist that make ‘diagnoses’ and telemedicine can transmit images and information across the world.
  • The UK multicentre teledermatology trial is evaluating the use of real time telemedicine for delivering dermatological health care.
  • The advancements in telemedicine will link clinicians with patients across great distances.

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