Legal-medicine



noun
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noun
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the application of medical knowledge to questions of civil and criminal law, especially in court proceedings.
noun
1.
the applied use of medical knowledge or practice, esp pathology, to the purposes of the law, as in determining the cause of death Also called medical jurisprudence, legal medicine
noun
1.
another name for forensic medicine

forensic medicine n.
The branch of medicine that interprets or establishes the medical facts in civil or criminal law cases. Also called legal medicine, medical jurisprudence.

legal medicine n.
See forensic medicine.
forensic medicine
(fə-rěn’sĭk)
The branch of medicine that interprets or establishes the medical facts in civil or criminal law cases.

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