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.
The case being a serious one, a medical practitioner of the highest grade in the profession was required to treat it.
In Kennington Road, and within a few hundred yards of Morse Hudson's shop, there lives a well-known medical practitioner, named Dr.
They are victim of medical practitioner who want to enrich themselves'.
Prior information notice without call for competition: Selected Medical Practitioner (SMP) and Independent Registered Medical Practitioner (IRMP) Services.
Opinion of medical practitioner re nexus between the accident and diagnosed injuries.
Part of the insurance cost may be defrayed by the Supreme Council for Health and the balance insurance cost may be borne by each insured medical practitioner.
25 -- Sri Lanka Police has begun a full probe into the a medical practitioner from Kurunegala who had treated Sri Lanka's Boxing Gold Medalist Manju Wanniarachchi, who is caught in the middle of a doping scandal.
If any medical practitioner has been awarded a post-graduate doctorate, then the letters he or she would use will be either DSc (Doctor of Science) or DMSc (Doctor of Medical Science).

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