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health care

also health·care (hĕlth′kâr′)
n.
The prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well-being through the services offered by the medical and allied health professions.
adj. also health-care (hĕlth′kâr′)
Of or relating to health care: the health care industry.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.healthcare - the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health professionhealthcare - the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
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