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primary carenoun [U]

uk   us  
medicaltreatmentprovided by ​localdoctors or other ​healthworkers, ​rather than ​specialtreatment in a ​hospital
(Definition of primary care from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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primary carenoun [U]

 us   /ˈprɑɪ·mer·i ˈkeər, -mə·ri/
medicalbasicmedical care that is ​available when someone first goes to a ​doctor to be ​helped: a primary care ​physician
(Definition of primary care from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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