medical practitioner

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Noun1.medical practitioner - someone who practices medicinemedical practitioner - 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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We hear sometimes of an action for damages against the unqualified medical practitioner, who has deformed a broken limb in pretending to heal it.
Alexander Gale, medical practitioner, residing in the village or hamlet of Dingdovie, near Edinburgh.
His eye fell upon a newly-painted tenement which had been recently converted into something between a shop and a private house, and which a red lamp, projecting over the fanlight of the street door, would have sufficiently announced as the residence of a medical practitioner, even if the word 'Surgery' had not been inscribed in golden characters on a wainscot ground, above the window of what, in times bygone, had been the front parlour.
A medical practitioner, who resided on the spot, was in constant attendance upon her; and after first seeing the patient, he had taken Mrs.
In Kennington Road, and within a few hundred yards of Morse Hudson's shop, there lives a well-known medical practitioner, named Dr.
He investigates the changes in traditional authority of medical practitioners, and the dilemmas of the medical practitioners as they must prove and re-prove the value of traditional Tibetan medicine in exile culture and to a largely westernized India.
In some instances, the law goes further and imposes a positive duty on medical practitioners to disclose the medical cause of a person's death.
Launched last year, "Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery" is designed to foster communication among medical practitioners, researchers and commercial manufacturer.
15 North Broadway, a 50,000 s/ f, state-of-the-art medical facility that houses 10 independent medical practitioners, is centrally located in the heart of the White Plains Business District.
Emphasizing that the membrane between these groups becomes increasingly permeable across the nearly three centuries studied, they argue that the sick of all classes had choices and access to many different kinds of medical practitioners when they were in need, and did not stigmatize the increasingly influential charlatans of "Quack Street.
DURING the last few weeks of the current Parliamentary session I have tabled a Discipline of Hospital Medical Practitioners Bill.
And yet, while public health practices in Naples were quite distinct from those in northern Italy, Gentilcore argues that in terms of the variety of its medical practitioners, the kingdom of Naples was typical of early modern Italy as a whole.

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