high-tech medicine


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high-tech med·i·cine

(hī-tek med'i-sin)
Colloquial and imprecise term for therapy related to use of advanced modalities.

high-tech medicine

Engineered advances in medical knowledge and technique that have resulted in improved diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative procedures.
See also: medicine
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