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orthodox medicine

noun [U] uk   us  
the use of drugs and operations to cure illness: She is a cancer sufferer who has rejected orthodox medicine and turned instead to acupuncture and other forms of alternative medicine.
Translations of “orthodox medicine”
in Chinese (Traditional) 正統醫學…
in Chinese (Simplified) 正统医学…
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