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family practice

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nurses, doctors, etc
family practiceˌfamily ˈpractice noun [uncountable]  MNa part of medical practice in the US in which doctors learn to treat general health problems of people of all ages
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family practiceIt lacks a large stable of family practice doctors to refer patients to its high-end specialists.In sharp contrast, growth in the incomes of those in general or family practice has barely declined.He intended to stay six months before returning to the secure family practice.Some are even retraining in ba sic family practice, the medical field most exalted under managed care.
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