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Definition of «Legal medicine»

Legal medicine: The branch of medicine that deals with the application of medical knowledge to legal problems and legal proceedings. Legal medicine is also called forensic medicine.

A physician may be engaged in legal (or forensic) medicine while a lawyer with identical interests is said to be in medical jurisprudence. It just depends upon the direction you are coming from.

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  • American College of Legal Medicine

    THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF LEGAL MEDICINE. The American College of Legal Medicine (ACLM) was incorporated in 1960, with organizational roots dating back to 1955.

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  • ScienceDirect - Legal Medicine, Volume 13, Issue 4, Pages 165 ...

    The online version of Legal Medicine on ScienceDirect, the world's leading platform for high quality peer-reviewed full-text publications in science, technology and health.

  • Legal Medicine - Elsevier

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  • Legal medicine definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of ...

    Legal medicine: The branch of medicine that deals with the application of medical knowledge to legal problems and legal proceedings. Legal medicine is also called forensic ...