Definition of Forensic medicine

1. Noun. The branch of medical science that uses medical knowledge for legal purposes. "Forensic pathology provided the evidence that convicted the murderer"

Exact synonyms: Forensic Pathology
Generic synonyms: Medical Specialty, Medicine



Medical Definition of Forensic medicine

1. The application of medical knowledge to questions of law. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forensic Medicine

forename
forenamed
forenames
forenenst
forenight
forenights
forenoon
forenoons
forenotice
forenotices
forensal
forensic
forensic anthropology
forensic biology
forensic dentistry
forensic medicine (current term)
forensic odontology
forensic pathology
forensic psychiatry
forensic psychology
forensic science
forensical
forensically
forensick
forensics
foreordain
foreordained
foreordaining
foreordains
foreordinate

Literary usage of Forensic medicine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1878)
"CJB Акт. XXII—forensic medicine and Toxicology. ... Guy's forensic medicine, and Wharton and ... forensic medicine ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Germany too has industriously pursued the^ subject, and Caspar's great work on forensic medicine will ever remain a classic m the science. ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1893)
"THE man who at the present day undertakes to write a work on forensic medicine has a by no means enviable task. The subject is not one which permits of much ..."

4. Outlines of the History of Medicine and the Medical Profession by Henry Ebenezer Handerson, Johann Hermann Baas (1889)
"STATE-MEDICINE 'forensic medicine. MEDICAL POLICE.) PSYCHIATRY. HYGIENE. ... Other cultivators of the subjects of forensic medicine were : Mini. ..."

5. The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery by Daniel Drake, Lundsford Pitts Yandell (1846)
"Report on the Progress of forensic medicine.—By WM. AUGUSTUS GUY, MB, Cantab. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Professor of forensic medicine, ..."

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