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Definition of primary care noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

primary care

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌpraɪməri ˈkeə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpraɪmeri ˈker//
 
(also primary health care
BrE BrE//ˌpraɪməri ˈhelθ keə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpraɪmeri ˈhelθ ker//
 
)
[uncountable]
 
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the medical treatment that you receive first when you are ill/sick, for example from your family doctor
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: primary care