family practice
noun Date: 1969 a medical practice or specialty which provides continuing general medical care for the individual and family — called also family medicine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • family practice — family practitioner. medical specialization in general practice, requiring training beyond that of general practice and leading to board certification. * * * or family medicine or general practice Field of medicine that stresses comprehensive… …   Universalium

  • family practice — n a medical practice or specialty which provides continuing general medical care for the individual and family abbr. FP called also family medicine * * * the medical specialty concerned with the planning and provision of the comprehensive primary …   Medical dictionary

  • family practice — n [U] a part of medical practice in the US in which doctors learn to treat general health problems of people of all ages …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • family practice — noun uncount the work of a doctor who deals with general health problems, especially those relating to families ╾ ,family prac titioner noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • family practice — noun medical practice that provides health care regardless of age or sex while placing emphasis on the family unit • Syn: ↑family medicine • Hypernyms: ↑medical practice * * * noun : a medical practice or specialty which provides continuing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family practice — UK / US noun [uncountable] Word forms family practice : singular family practice plural family practices the work of a doctor who deals with general health problems, especially those relating to families Derived word: family practitioner noun… …   English dictionary

  • family practice — noun (U) AmE a part of medical practice in the US in which doctors learn to treat general health problems and problems connected with families and people of all ages family practitioner / ... . .../ noun (C) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • family practice — branch of medicine which provides general medical care for the whole family, family medicine …   English contemporary dictionary

  • family practice — fam′ily prac′tice n. med medical specialization in general practice that requires additional training and leads to board certification. Also called fam′ily med′icine fam′ily practi′tioner, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Family Practice Notebook — The Family Practice Notebook is a medical database focused on family practice.It is maintained by Scott Moses, MD, a physician from Minnesota.External links* [http://www.fpnotebook.com/index.htm Home] * [http://www.fpnotebook.com/about.htm… …   Wikipedia

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