medical man


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Related to medical man: medicine man
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.medical man - someone who practices medicinemedical man - someone who practices medicine  
dental practitioner, dentist, tooth doctor - a person qualified to practice dentistry
doc, doctor, physician, Dr., MD, medico - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
caregiver, health care provider, health professional, PCP, primary care provider - a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
inoculator, vaccinator - a medical practitioner who inoculates people against diseases
medical officer, medic - a medical practitioner in the armed forces
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But,' said the Medical Man, staring hard at a coal in the fire, `if Time is really only a fourth dimension of Space, why is it, and why has it always been, regarded as something different?
The medical man who examined him, being informed of this circumstance, considered the post-mortem appearances as being perfectly compatible with murder by smothering--that is to say, with murder committed by some person, or persons, pressing the pillow over the nose and mouth of the deceased, until death resulted from congestion of the lungs.
Would it do so," interposed the other medical man, "if the property happened to be in land?
Mortimer is a successful, elderly medical man, well-esteemed since those who know him give him this mark of their appreciation.
Turnbull, the medical man, Gore's letter was brought and laid on the bed, and the previous impatience seemed to be allayed.
The missionary, he is a medical man," Oom Sam explained.
It is very curious, this story of the medical man, and my visit, and the happy termination to which I contributed by accident
The medical man who looked in pronounced him shaky, agitated, and talked of a little blood and the seaside; but he took neither of these remedies.
You were in luck," said he, "to get picked up by a ship with a medical man aboard.
Even if I had made that cruel sacrifice, would public opinion have believed such a person as I am--against the evidence of a medical man, and the verdict of a jury?
Krook addresses a crazy little woman who is his female lodger, who appears and vanishes in a breath, who soon returns accompanied by a testy medical man brought from his dinner, with a broad, snuffy upper lip and a broad Scotch tongue.
They had served their purpose too in deceiving von Horn who was now half convinced that Professor Maxon must have divulged more of their plans to his daughter than he had led the medical man to believe.

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