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medical jurisprudence Syllabification: med·i·cal ju·ris·pru·dence
Pronunciation: /ˈmedəkəl ˌjo͝orəˈspro͞odns/ /ˈjo͝orəˌspro͞odns/ /ˌjo͞orəˈspro͞odns/ /ˈjo͞orəˌspro͞odns/

Definition of medical jurisprudence in English:

noun

1The branch of law relating to medicine.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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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