forensic medicine


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forensic medicine

n.
The branch of medicine that interprets or establishes the facts in civil or criminal law cases. Also called medical jurisprudence.

forensic medicine

n
1. (Medicine) the applied use of medical knowledge or practice, esp pathology, to the purposes of the law, as in determining the cause of death. Also called: medical jurisprudence or legal medicine
2. (Law) the applied use of medical knowledge or practice, esp pathology, to the purposes of the law, as in determining the cause of death. Also called: medical jurisprudence or legal medicine

foren′sic med′icine


n.
the application of medical knowledge to questions of civil and criminal law.
[1835–45]

forensic medicine

The use of medicine in legal proceedings, such as to establish a cause of death.
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Noun1.forensic medicine - the branch of medical science that uses medical knowledge for legal purposes; "forensic pathology provided the evidence that convicted the murderer"
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
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