(medicine) Teaching from textbooks rather than laboratory demonstration and clinical application.
Other Word Forms of Didactic
Origin of Didactic
From French didactique, from Ancient Greek διδακτικός (didaktikos, “skilled in teaching”), from διδακτός (didaktos, “taught, learnt”), from διδάσκω (didaskō, “I teach, educate”)
Greek didaktikos skillful in teaching from didaktos taught from didaskein didak- to teach, educate
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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