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internal medicine

noun
1.
the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases, especially of internal organ systems.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • Upticks were also reported in pediatrics and internal medicine, the two other primary-care specialties.
  • She is applying for residency training in either internal medicine or pathology.
  • Unless you would call cardiologists surgeons, rather in insult to internal medicine though.
  • We would stabilize her in the internal medicine unit of our hospital and then closely monitor her condition.
  • These specialties usually paid better than a career in family or internal medicine.
British Dictionary definitions for internal medicine

internal medicine

noun
1.
the branch of medical science concerned with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of disorders of the internal structures of the body
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internal medicine in Medicine

internal medicine n.
Abbr. IM
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases affecting the internal organs of the body, especially in adults.

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internal medicine  
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases in adults.
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