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family practice

noun
1.
medical specialization in general practice, requiring training beyond that of general practice and leading to board certification.
Related forms
family practitioner, noun
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  • The er doctors would counter that family practice had had the patient for two days, so they should have caught it.
Contemporary definitions for family practice
noun

a medical specialty offering continuing health care for all members of a family

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family practice in Medicine

family practice n.
See family medicine.

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