hippocratic oath


noun

  1. an oath embodying the duties and obligations of physicians, usually taken by those about to enter upon the practice of medicine.

noun

  1. an oath taken by a doctor to observe a code of medical ethics supposedly derived from that of Hippocrates

n.

  1. An oath of ethical professional behavior sworn by new physicians and attributed to Hippocrates.

A traditional oath of physicians, who pledge to practice medicine according to the ideals and moral principles put forth by Hippocrates.

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