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Practice of medicine   /prˈæktəs əv mˈɛdəsən/   Listen
Practice of medicine

The learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries.  Synonym: medicine.

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"Practice of medicine" Quotes from Famous Books

... the medical profession in the University of Glasgow, being a friend and pupil of the famous Dr. William Cullen. But his liking was for the chemical laboratory rather than for the practice of medicine. Within three years after completing his medical course, and when only twenty-three years of age, he made the discovery of the properties of carbonic acid, which he called by the name of "fixed air." After discovering this gas, Black made a long ...
— A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5) • Henry Smith Williams

... Gross: "Of the essence of disease very little is known; indeed, nothing at all." And says Professor George B. Wood, M.D., of Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia ("Wood's Practice of Medicine"): "Efforts have been made to reach the elements of disease; but not very successfully; because we have not yet learned the essential nature of the healthy actions, ...
— The Royal Road to Health • Chas. A. Tyrrell

... Thompson Dickson, The Science and Practice of Medicine in relation to Mind, p. ...
— The Religious Sentiment - Its Source and Aim: A Contribution to the Science and - Philosophy of Religion • Daniel G. Brinton

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