medical psychology n.
The branch of psychology concerned with the application of psychological principles to the practice of medicine.
- Medical marker
noun 1. a trait, condition, etc that indicates the presence of, or a probable increased predisposition towards, a medical or psychological disorder 2. a pen or an inklike substance used in medicine, for example to mark on a surgical patient the places where incisions are to be made
- Medical technologist
noun a health-care professional who does laboratory testing and analysis Usage Note medicine
noun 1. tourist travel for the purpose of receiving medical treatment or improving health or fitness: The spiraling cost of healthcare has contributed to the growth of medical tourism. Also called health tourism.
- Medical transcriptionist
medical transcriptionist medical tran·scrip·tion·ist (trān-skrĭp’shə-nĭst) n. A person who transcribes medical reports dictated by a physician concerning a patient’s health care.