Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine

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Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine

The Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (JRSM) is a leading peer-reviewed medical journal that publishes original research, reviews, and debate articles in the field of medicine. It is published by the Royal Society of Medicine.


  • Journal: /ˈdʒɜːr.nəl/
  • Royal: /ˈrɔɪ.əl/
  • Society: /səˈsaɪ.ə.ti/
  • Medicine: /ˈmɛdɪsɪn/


The term "journal" originates from the Old French jurnal, meaning 'daily'. "Royal" comes from the Old French roial, meaning 'kingly'. "Society" is derived from the Latin societas, meaning 'association' or 'alliance'. "Medicine" comes from the Latin medicina, meaning 'the healing art'.

Related Terms

  • Peer review: The evaluation of work by one or more people with similar competences as the producers of the work.
  • Medical research: The study of health conditions to develop new treatments.
  • Royal Society of Medicine: An independent, apolitical organisation, founded over 200 years ago.
  • Medicine: The science and practice of establishing the diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

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