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gender-specific medicineInternal medicine A recently developed 'twiglet' of internal medicine that formally studies the relationship between gender and disease. See Women's health.
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gen·der-spe·cif·ic med·i·cine(jen'dĕr-spĕ-sif'ik med'i-sin)
That branch of therapy that limits itself to care of one gender or the other, usually in the care of gender-related illness or genetics.
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Health care that pertains only to men or to women but not to individuals of both genders, e.g., those affected with diseases and conditions produced by sex hormones.
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