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Department of Commerce
A person with an advanced degree licensed to practice in a medical field, such as a physician, dentist, or veterinarian.
[Short for doctor.]
(Medicine) informal short for doctor, esp a medical doctor: often used as a term of address
1. (Brewing) Denominazione di Origine Controllata: used of wines
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in New Zealand) Department of Conservation
2. a casual, impersonal term of address for a man.
[1845–50; by shortening]
Department of Commerce.
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|Noun||1.||doc - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"|
abortionist - a person (who should be a doctor) who terminates pregnancies
allergist - a physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies
angiologist - a physician who specializes in angiology
extern, medical extern - a nonresident doctor or medical student; connected with a hospital but not living there
gastroenterologist - a physician who specializes in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
house physician, resident physician, resident - a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital; "the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital"
houseman, intern, interne, medical intern - an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
primary care physician - the physician who provides primary care; "the primary care physician acts as a gatekeeper to the medical system"
quack - an untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice
doctor-patient relation - the responsibility of a physician to act in the best interests of the patient
|2.||DoC - the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913|
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau - the bureau of the Commerce Department responsible for taking the census; provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA - an agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth's environment; provides weather reports and forecasts floods and hurricanes and other natural disasters related to weather
Technology Administration - an agency in the Department of Commerce that works with United States industries to promote competitiveness and maximize the impact of technology on economic growth