Definition of community medicine in English:

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community medicine

noun

[mass noun]
A branch of medicine dealing with health care issues affecting communities as a whole.
Example sentences
  • After the 1974 reorganisation he became a consultant in community medicine.
  • The commission recommended that the school should be firmly based in the disciplines of community medicine and public health and that it should train doctors appropriately for the country's needs.
  • Because the number of doctors was so small, medical education was focused on community medicine, he said.
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