from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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


tele- +‎ medicine (Wiktionary)



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