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Pronunciation: em-por'e-at'riks

Definition: The specialty of travel medicine, dealing with diseases that travelers can acquire, especially in the tropics.

[G. emporion, market, fr. emporos, traveler, merchant, + (techne) iatrike, medical art]

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