Medical jurisprudence is a branch of medicine that involves the study and application of medical knowledge in the legal field. Because modern medicine is a legal creation and medico-legal cases involving death, rape, paternity etc. require a medical practitioner to produce evidence and appear as an expert witness, these two fields have traditionally been inter-dependent. Forensic medicine is a narrower field that involves collection and analysis of medical evidence to produce objective information for use in the legal system.
The numerical value of medical jurisprudence in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of medical jurisprudence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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