cyberpatient

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cyber- +‎ patient

Noun[edit]

cyberpatient ‎(plural cyberpatients)

  1. A patient who receives medical diagnosis by means of a computer network.
    • 2009 June 11, Malia Wollan, “Lights, Camera, Contraction!”, New York Times:
      Explicit medical videos are among the exceptions, allowing cyberpatients and other viewers 18 and over to watch videos of colonoscopies, appendectomies and open-heart surgery.

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