internal medicine

noun
the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases, especially of internal organ systems.

Origin:
1900–05

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internal medicine
 
n
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 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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