Chapter 1. Definitions of California Family Law Code >> Division 11. >> Part 4. >> Chapter 1.
Unless the provision or context otherwise requires, the
definitions in this chapter govern the construction of this part.
"Dental care" means X-ray examination, anesthetic, dental or
surgical diagnosis or treatment, and hospital care by a dentist
licensed under the Dental Practice Act.
"Medical care" means X-ray examination, anesthetic, medical
or surgical diagnosis or treatment, and hospital care under the
general or special supervision and upon the advice of or to be
rendered by a physician and surgeon licensed under the Medical
"Parent or guardian" means either parent if both parents have
legal custody, or the parent or person having legal custody, or the
guardian, of a minor.