medical jurisprudence


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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.

fo·ren·sic med·i·cine

1. the relation and application of medical facts to legal matters;
2. the law in its bearing on the practice of medicine.

medical jurisprudence

medical jurisprudence

Etymology: L, medicare + jus, law, prudentia, knowledge
the interaction of medicine with civil and criminal law.

medical jurisprudence

The study or practice of those aspects of medicine that relate in any way to the law. Also known as forensic medicine.

fo·ren·sic med·i·cine

(fŏr-en'sik med'i-sin)
1. Application of medical facts to legal matters.
2. Law in its bearing on the practice of medicine.
Synonym(s): medical jurisprudence.

jurisprudence

the science of the law.

medical jurisprudence
the science of the law as applied to the practice of medicine.
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In Modi's Text book of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology, 1stedn.
Parikh CK, Parikh text book of medical jurisprudence forensic med and toxicology, 6th edition, CBS publishers New Delhi, 2002; 3.
Tavlor's principles and practices of medical jurisprudence.
Parikh CK: Textbook of Medical Jurisprudence, Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 6th ed.
Dogra TD, Rudra A : Lyon's Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology, 11th ed.
The height prediction occupies relatively a central position both in anthropological research and in the identification necessitated by the medical jurisprudence or by medico legal experts.
In: Parikh's text book of medical jurisprudence and toxicology.
V Subramanyam; Death from Asphyxia, in :Modi's Medical Jurisprudence & Toxicology; 22nd Edition; Butterworths India, New Delhi; 1999; 251-257.
Modi; Drowning, In; Modi's Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology; 22nd Edition; 2003; 290.

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