Meaning of “internal medicine” in the English Dictionary

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"internal medicine" in British English

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internal medicinenoun [ U ]

uk /ɪnˌtɜː.nəl ˈmed.ɪ.sən/ us /ɪnˌtɝː.nəl ˈmed.ɪ.sən/ US

the part of medical science that is involved in the discovery of diseases inside the body and the treatment of them without cutting the body open

(Definition of “internal medicine” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"internal medicine" in American English

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internal medicinenoun [ U ]

us /ɪnˈtɜr·nəl ˈmed·ə·sən/

the part of medical science that tries to cure illnesses inside the body, esp. of the organs

(Definition of “internal medicine” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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