legal-medicine

legal medicine

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forensic medicine

noun
the application of medical knowledge to questions of civil and criminal law, especially in court proceedings.
Also called forensic jurisprudence, legal medicine, medical jurisprudence.


Origin:
1835–45

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forensic medicine
 
n
medical jurisprudence, Also called: legal medicine the applied use of medical knowledge or practice, esp pathology, to the purposes of the law, as in determining the cause of death

legal medicine
 
n
another name for forensic medicine

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forensic medicine n.
The branch of medicine that interprets or establishes the medical facts in civil or criminal law cases. Also called legal medicine, medical jurisprudence.

legal medicine n.
See forensic medicine.

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forensic medicine   (fə-rěn'sĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
The branch of medicine that interprets or establishes the medical facts in civil or criminal law cases.
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