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The initial medical care given to an outpatient by a general health care provider, especially a family physician, internist, or pediatrician, usually as part of regular, nonemergency care, and sometimes followed by referral to other medical providers.
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|Noun||1.||primary care - the medical care received on first contact with the medical system (before being referred elsewhere)|
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n. atención inicial del paciente.
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