tele medicine

telemedicine

[tel-uh-med-uh-sin or, esp. British, -med-sin]
noun
the diagnosis and treatment of patients in remote areas using medical information, as x-rays or television pictures, transmitted over long distances, especially by satellite.

Origin:
1965–70; tele-1 + medicine

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telemedicine (ˈtɛlɪˌmɛdɪsɪn, -ˌmɛdsɪn)
 
n
the treatment of disease or injury by consultation with a specialist in a distant place, esp by means of a computer or satellite link

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