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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Pertaining to legal aspects of the practice of the science and art dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention, alleviation, or cure of disease (as malpractice or patient consent for operations or patient information).

Usage examples (33)
  • The short version is, doctors and hospitals are no longer allowing many women to have a vaginal birth after cesarean (or VBAC, pronounced "vee-back") because the...
  • There is a medicolegal reason to hold the OCP "hostage".
  • I imagine that consenting you for anything would be a medicolegal nightmare.
  • He has been involved in evaluation of medicolegal cases dealing with motor vehicle accidents. for more
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