geomedicine


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geomedicine

 [je″o-med´ĭ-sin]
the branch of medicine dealing with the influence of climatic and environmental conditions on health.

ge·o·med·i·cine

(jē'ō-med'i-sin),
The science concerned with the influence of climatic and environmental conditions on health and disease.
The branch of medicine concerned with the influence of environmental, climactic, and topographic conditions on health and prevalence of disease in different parts of the world

geomedicine

Global medicine, see there.
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Rodenwaldt became a mentor for Zeiss, a proponent of geomedicine and another leading Nazi race theorist, when they both served as medical advisors to the Ottoman Empire during the First World War: see Susan Gross Solomon, ed., Doing medicine together: Germany and Russia between the wars (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006); and Yucel Yanikdag, Healing the nation: Prisoners of war, medicine and nationalism in Turkey, 1914-1939 (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013), ch.
Steinnes, Eiliv, Soils and Geomedicine, Environmental Geochemistry and Health, vol.
and Silva, J.: 2001, Beach sand and bentonite of Porto Santo Island: Potentialities for applications in Geomedicine. Gomes, C.
The relevant properties of bentonite and biogenic carbonate sand of Porto Santo, Madeira Islands, have been investigated in order to be used in therapeutic applications and topical use in local Spas and Geomedicine centers.
and Rocha, F.: 2003, Portuguese clay used in geomedicine: a study of their relevant properties.