health tourism

medical tourism

noun
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 tourist, noun
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Main Entry:  health tourism
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  travel or vacationing for health or fitness purposes; a holiday to take advantage of health-care services
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