Entry from British & World English dictionary
An examination to determine someone’s physical health.
- 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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