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jurisprudence

 [jo̳r″is-proo´dens]
the science of the law.
medical jurisprudence the science of the law as applied to the practice of medicine; see also forensic medicine.

jur·is·pru·dence

(jūr'is-prū'dens),
The science of law, its principles and concepts.
[L. juris prudentia, knowledge of law]

jurisprudence

/jur·is·pru·dence/ (jldbomacr″is-proo´dens) the science of the law.
medical jurisprudence  the science of the law as applied to the practice of medicine.

jurisprudence

[jo̅o̅′rispro̅o̅′dəns]
Etymology: L, jus, law, prudentia, knowledge
the science and philosophy of law. Medical jurisprudence relates to the interfacing of medicine with criminal and civil law.

jurisprudence

The science of law. Medical jurisprudence is another term for FORENSIC MEDICINE.

jur·is·pru·dence

(jūr'is-prū'dĕns)
Legal principles and concepts.

jurisprudence

(jŏŏr´isproo´dəns),
n the philosophy of law.
jurisprudence, dental (forensic dentistry),
n 1. the science that teaches the application of every branch of dental knowledge to the purposes of the law; this also includes the elucidation of doubtful legal questions.
n 2. the state laws and codes covering the legal limitations of the practice of the profession of dentistry.
n the science that applies the principles and practice of the different branches of medicine in the elucidation of doubtful questions in a court of justice. Also called
forensic medicine.

jurisprudence

the science of the law.

medical jurisprudence
the science of the law as applied to the practice of medicine.
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