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

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.
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Beck TR, Beck JB: Elements of Medical Jurisprudence, ed 11.
Officials said that KMC had specialists, who were imparting training to 10 doctors in medical jurisprudence and could be deployed at divisional level to expedite the plan.
Medical Jurisprudence, 3rd edition, E & S Livingstone Ltd, Edinburg XXIII.
(9.) Parikh CK, Parikh text book of medical jurisprudence forensic med and toxicology, 6th edition, CBS publishers New Delhi, 2002; 3.33-3.40.
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(7.) Parikh CK: Textbook of Medical Jurisprudence, Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 6th ed.,2007;CBS Publishers and Distributors, Delhi : 1.36-1.39,2.12
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.
(3.) A keith Mant; Mechnical Asphyxia, in Taylors Principles & Practice of Medical Jurisprudence; 13th Edition; B.I.

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