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orthodox medicinenoun [U]

uk   us  
the use of ​drugs and ​operations to ​cureillness: She is a ​cancersufferer who has ​rejectedorthodoxmedicine and ​turnedinstead to ​acupuncture and other ​forms of ​alternativemedicine.
(Definition of orthodox medicine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “orthodox medicine”
in Chinese (Simplified) 正统医学…
in Chinese (Traditional) 正統醫學…
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