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English definition of “general practice”

general practice

noun [C or U] uk   UK us  
the work of a GP (= a doctor) who treats the people who live in the local area and treats conditions that do not need a hospital visitDescribing medical treatment generally
general practitioner
noun [C] uk   us  
Doctors and health workers generally
(Definition of general practice from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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