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com·mu·ni·ty med·i·cine

the study of health and disease in a defined community; the practice of medicine in such a setting.

community medicine

n.
Public health services emphasizing preventive medicine and epidemiology for members of a given community.

community medicine

a branch of medicine that is concerned with the health of the members of a community, municipality, or region. The emphasis in community medicine is on the early diagnosis of disease, the recognition of environmental and occupational hazards to good health, and the prevention of disease in the community.

community medicine

An informal division of general medicine, defined as the care of Pts in the context of their daily lives. See Family practice.

com·mu·ni·ty med·i·cine

(kŏ-myū'-ni-tē med'i-sin)
The study of health and disease in a defined community; the practice of medicine in such a setting.
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But Dr Thomas F Babor, the head of community medicine and healthcare at the University of Connecticut, criticised the plan.

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