Definition of General medicine

1. Noun. The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and (nonsurgical) treatment of diseases of the internal organs (especially in adults).

Exact synonyms: Internal Medicine
Generic synonyms: Medical Specialty, Medicine

Lexicographical Neighbors of General Medicine

general election
general elections
general fertility rate
general formula
general formulae
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general headquarters
general hospital
general immunity
general knowledge
general ledger
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general lien
general manager
general managers
general medicine (current term)
general of the army
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general physiology
general practice
general practitioner
general practitioners
general public
general relativity
general relativity theory
general semantics

Literary usage of General medicine

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

1. Diseases of the nose, throat and ear by William Lincoln Ballenger (1911)
"With this broader view they are now regarded as the pursuit of the practice of general medicine and surgery, with special reference to the diagnosis and ..."

2. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1918)
"KH THOMA ROBERT BRECK BRIGHAM HOSPITAL THE RELATION OF THE TEETH AND JAWS TO general medicine The Interrelation of Oral Infections and Somatic Diseases. ..."

3. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1901)
"Friedrich ano Curtis' Nose, Larynx, and Ear Rhinology, Laryngology, and Otology, and Their Significance in general medicine. By DR. EP FRIEDRICH, of Leipzig ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"The American Year-Book is issued in two volumes: one entitled " general medicine," the other " General Surgery." These volumes are sold separately, ..."

5. The Chemistry of Synthetic Drugs by Percy May (1911)
"DENTAL DISEASE IN ITS RELATION TO general medicine. By JF COLYER, LRCP, MRCS, LDS; and STANLEY COLYER, MD Crown 8vo, 4s. 6d. net. COOKE. ..."

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