family practice

medical specialization in general practice, requiring training beyond that of general practice and leading to board certification.

family practitioner, noun Unabridged
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Main Entry:  family practice
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a medical specialty offering continuing health care for all members of a family's 21st Century Lexicon
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Medical Dictionary

family practice n.
See family medicine.

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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.
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