Medical Definition of Medical profession
Medical profession: A vocation characterized by a specialized body of knowledge of medicine that its members must teach and expand, by a code of ethics and a duty of service that put patient care above self-interest, and by the privilege of self-regulation granted by society.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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