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addaword.gifdefinition of medicalization

(also medicalisation)
the process of treating a problem as a medical problem when it isn't
Feminists describe the medicalization of childbirth as the transformation of pregnancy into a disease.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 11/06/2014 09:56:00
Definition of medicalization from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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