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disciplineA UK term of art for an allied health profession which requires formal training, leading to a recognised professional qualification.
Physiotherapy, nursing, pharmacology.
A branch or domain of knowledge, instruction, or learning. Nursing, medicine, physical therapy, and social work are examples of health-related or professional disciplines. History, sociology, psychology, chemistry, and physics are examples of academic disciplines.