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診療 / 診察

Discussion in '日本語 (Japanese)' started by Casiel, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. Casiel Junior Member

    Spanish - Spain
    こんばんは (スペインより)

    Which one of the above words do I have to use when I try to find out a doctor's office hours? (consultation hours)
    Are those synonyms?
  2. frequency

    frequency Senior Member

    Tokyo, Japan
    診療 is better. As you said, they are used like synonyms each other: 診察, which is diagnosis examination, is sometimes used instead of 診療, vice versa. But I recommend you 診療. If necessary, add 時間: 診療時間. e.g. 診療時間 9:00~12:00.
  3. Casiel Junior Member

    Spanish - Spain
    Thank you very much for your help

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