from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The branch of medicine that deals with evaluation and initial treatment of medical conditions caused by trauma or sudden illness.
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- n. The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of trauma, injuries and other sudden illnesses
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- n. the branch of medicine concerned with the prompt diagnosis and treatment of injuries or trauma or sudden illness
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