jurisprudence definition, jurisprudence meaning | English dictionary

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1    the science or philosophy of law  
2    a system or body of law  
3    a branch of law  
medical jurisprudence     
     (C17: from Latin juris prudentia; see jus, prudence)  
  jurisprudential      adj  
  jurisprudentially      adv  

medical jurisprudence  
      n      another name for       forensic medicine  
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