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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The use of telecommunications technology to provide, enhance, or expedite health care services, as by accessing offsite databases, linking clinics or physicians' offices to central hospitals, or transmitting x-rays or other diagnostic images for examination at another site.

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  • noun The transfer of medical information via telecommunication technologies for the purpose of consulting or for remote medical procedures or examinations.

Etymologies

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tele- +‎ medicine

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