Definition of medical tourism in English:

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medical tourism

noun

Another term for health tourism.
Example sentences
  • Many nations around the world, particularly developing countries, have taken advantage of the benefits of medical tourism.
  • The relatively low cost treatment provided by Indian hospitals has led to the development of medical tourism in the country.
  • The MP for Keighley and Ilkley said she had some concerns about such "medical tourism".

Derivatives

medical tourist

noun
Example sentences
  • Then a chance conversation with a friend put him in touch with another "medical tourist" who had been to a hospital in Bangalore for minor surgery.
  • Despite these numbers, regional competition for medical tourists is fierce.
  • The State's health care industry is competitive in terms of cost and quality, and is rapidly emerging as a destination for foreign medical tourists.

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Syllabification: med·i·cal tour·ism

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