community-medicine

community medicine

noun
public-health services targeted to a given community, often a low-income population.
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community medicine com·mu·ni·ty medicine (kə-myōō'nĭ-tē)
n.
Public health services emphasizing preventive medicine and epidemiology for members of a given community or region.

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