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Hippocratic oath


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  • n. An oath sworn by newly-qualified physicians that they will observe the medical ethics that derived from Hippocrates

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • An oath said to have been dictated by Hippocrates to his disciples. Such an oath is still administered to candidates for graduation in medicine.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an oath taken by physicians to observe medical ethics deriving from Hippocrates


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