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internist

a physician specializing in diagnosis and treatment of diseases: You should see an internist about the pain in your stomach.
Not to be confused with:
intern – apprentice; trainee: She was an intern at the White House.
internee – a person who has been confined, as a prisoner of war: He was an internee of the Germans.

in·ter·nist

 (ĭn-tûr′nĭst)
n.
A physician specializing in internal medicine.

internist

(ˈɪntɜːnɪst; ɪnˈtɜːnɪst)
n
(Medicine) a physician who specializes in internal medicine

in•tern•ist

(ˈɪn tɜr nɪst, ɪnˈtɜr nɪst)

n.
a physician specializing in the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases.
[1900–05]

internist

a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of disease.
See also: Medical Specialties
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.internist - a specialist in internal medicine
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
Translations

internist

n (US) → Internist(in) m(f)

internist

[ɪnˈtɜːnɪst] n (Am) (Med) → internista m/f

internist

n internista mf
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