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Internal medicine

Internal medicine, medical specialty that focuses on disorders of the internal body structures of adults. Through asking question and administering a thorough physical exam, a practitioner called an internist concentrates upon all the organ systems. He or she interprets all the information in order to make an evaluation and determine treatment.

See also: Medicine.

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