Share this entry

Share this page

Hippocratic oath

División en sílabas: Hip·po·crat·ic oath
Pronunciación: /ˌhipəˌkradik ˈōTH
 
/

Definición de Hippocratic oath en inglés:

sustantivo

An oath stating the obligations and proper conduct of doctors, formerly taken by those beginning medical practice. Parts of the oath are still used in most medical schools.
Example sentences
  • This may sound odd if your vision of medical ethics is the application to medicine of the Hippocratic oath.
  • I shook hands with the dean, swore the Hippocratic oath, signed up with the Medical Defence Union, and went to a party.
  • The best known written code for practitioners, drawn up by insiders, is the Hippocratic oath.

Origen

mid 18th century: Hippocratic from medieval Latin Hippocraticus 'relating to Hippocrates' (see Hippocrates).

Definición de Hippocratic oath en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día jaunt
Pronunciación: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure