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tropical medicine

the branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of diseases occurring in the tropics. Unabridged
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  • It is a world leader in research on tropical medicine, bioenergy and plant biology.
  • One important area of research is tropical medicine.
  • So the vaccinologists and tropical medicine experts are talking freely about what they're willing to consider a victory.
tropical medicine in Medicine

tropical medicine n.
The branch of medicine that deals with diseases occurring in tropical countries.

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