[tel-uh-med-uh-sin or, esp. British, -med-sin]
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.

1965–70; tele-1 + medicine Unabridged
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telemedicine (ˈtɛlɪˌmɛdɪsɪn, -ˌmɛdsɪn)
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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Example sentences
The college plans to promote programs in telemedicine as well, which would
  require streaming video.
Past studies of the benefits of telemedicine program for intensive-care units
  have produced mixed results.
Advances in video technology and a need to reduce medical costs have made
  interactive telemedicine a growing business.
Telemedicine, in one form or another, has been practiced for over thirty years.
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