family doctor


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family doctor

n.
1. A physician who practices the specialty of family medicine. Also called family physician, family practitioner.

family doctor

n
(Medicine) See general practitioner

fam′ily doc′tor


n.
a general practitioner. Also called fam′ily physi′cian.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.family doctor - a general practitioner who treats all the family members
general practitioner, GP - a physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses
Translations
obvodní lékař
praktiserende læge
yleislääkäri
liječnik opće prakse
一般医
일반 개업의
allmänläkare
ตัวย่อของแพทย์ทั่วไป
bác sĩ đa khoa

family doctor

n (Brit) → medico di famiglia

family doctor

طَبِيب obvodní lékař praktiserende læge praktischer Arzt γενικός γιατρός médico de cabecera yleislääkäri médecin généraliste liječnik opće prakse medico generico 一般医 일반 개업의 huisarts allmennpraktiserende lege lekarz ogólny clínico geral врач общей практики allmänläkare ตัวย่อของแพทย์ทั่วไป pratisyen hekim bác sĩ đa khoa 全科医生
References in classic literature ?
The family doctor gave her cod liver oil, then iron, then nitrate of silver, but as the first and the second and the third were alike in doing no good, and as his advice when spring came was to go abroad, a celebrated physician was called in.
At that instant the princess came into the drawing room with the family doctor.
When the doctors were left alone, the family doctor began timidly explaining his opinion, that there was a commencement of tuberculous trouble, but.
The family doctor respectfully ceased in the middle of his observations.
The family doctor, finding that Mademoiselle Stangerson was much better, but fearing a relapse which would no longer permit of her being questioned, had thought it his duty to inform the examining magistrate of this, who decided to proceed immediately with a brief examination.
Miss Marrable, whose temperament was sensitive, became hysterical under the strain of perpetual anxiety; the family doctor declined to answer for the nervous consequences if something was not done.
For everybody's family doctor was remarkably clever, and was understood to have immeasurable skill in the management and training of the most skittish or vicious diseases.
Trefusis, having accompanied the consulting physician to the door, detected the family doctor in the act of pulling a long face just outside it.
The family doctor had suggested a sea-voyage, as a wise manner of employing the fine summer months.
After dinner Benjy called attention to a wart which Tom had on the knuckles of his hand, and which the family doctor had been trying his skill on without success, and begged the farmer to charm it away.
It happened that our family doctor was out on a holiday, an accident which made Meunier's presence in the house doubly welcome, and he apparently entered into the case with an interest which seemed so much stronger than the ordinary professional feeling, that one day when he had fallen into a long fit of silence after visiting her, I said to him -
In his childhood he had been a problem to his father and mother, and to the family doctors, though never had they come within a thousand miles of hitting upon the clue to his erratic, conduct.