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Definition of The Lancet from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

The Lancet

 
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a British journal for doctors and other medical workers which first appeared in 1823. It is published every week and contains articles on new medical procedures, drugs, etc. It has many readers in other countries, and is considered to be one of the most important medical journals. There is also an online edition and several other specialist journals associated with the main title.