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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Telemedicina

Telemedicine (TEH-leh-MEH-dih-sin)
The delivery of healthcare from a distance using electronic information and technology such as computers, cameras, videoconferencing, the Internet, satellite, and wireless communications.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.