medicolegal


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med·i·co·le·gal

 (mĕd′ĭ-kō-lē′gəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or concerned with both medicine and law, as when medical testing or examination is undertaken for a legal purpose.

[Latin medicus, physician; see medical + legal.]

medicolegal

(ˌmɛdɪkəʊˈliːɡəl)
adj
involving, or relating to, both medicine and law

med•i•co•le•gal

(ˌmɛd ɪ koʊˈli gəl)

adj.
pertaining to medicine and law or to forensic medicine.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.medicolegal - pertaining to legal aspects of the practice of medicine (as malpractice or patient consent for operations or patient information)medicolegal - pertaining to legal aspects of the practice of medicine (as malpractice or patient consent for operations or patient information)
Translations

med·i·co·le·gal

a. médicolegal, rel. a la medicina en relación con las leyes.

medicolegal

adj medicolegal
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