medical man


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Related to medical man: medicine man
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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?
After some journeying backward and forward to consult this gentleman, he decided on retiring from business, and on taking up his abode within an easy distance of his medical man.
Would it do so," interposed the other medical man, "if the property happened to be in land?
At all events, it is certain that if any medical man had come to Middlemarch with the reputation of having very definite religious views, of being given to prayer, and of otherwise showing an active piety, there would have been a general presumption against his medical skill.
The medical man who was sent for to attend the sick woman discovered at once that she was suffering from a serious affection of the heart.
Turnbull, the medical man, Gore's letter was brought and laid on the bed, and the previous impatience seemed to be allayed.
You were in luck," said he, "to get picked up by a ship with a medical man aboard.
The missionary, he is a medical man," Oom Sam explained.
Any open assertion of the infinitely superior importance of such a ministry as mine, compared with the ministry of the medical man, would only have provoked the doctor to practise on the human weakness of his patient, and to threaten to throw up the case.
It is very curious, this story of the medical man, and my visit, and the happy termination to which I contributed by accident
Mortimer is a successful, elderly medical man, well-esteemed since those who know him give him this mark of their appreciation.
Some time after this a gentleman remarked that he would make an excellent medical man, and again his uncle gave him money and sent him off to Edinburgh, this time as a medical student.

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