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- noun The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases in adults.
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- noun The medical specialty concerned with the
diagnosis, managementand nonsurgical treatmentof unusual or serious diseases.
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- noun the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and (nonsurgical) treatment of diseases of the internal organs (especially in adults)
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