Biomedicine



the application of the natural sciences, especially the biological and physiological sciences, to clinical medicine.
the science concerned with the effects of the environment on the human body, especially environments associated with space travel.
noun
the medical study of the effects of unusual environmental stress on human beings, esp in connection with space travel
the study of herbal remedies

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