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noun as in person trained in medical science

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“For inpatient studies, the EAU makes studying this treatment more difficult,” says Daniel Hanley, a physician who directs multisite clinical trials at Johns Hopkins.

The remaining five countries do not have even a single physician per 1,000 people.

Places like a patient’s bedroom in their home, some nursing home rooms and a classroom would all be concerning to me as a physician.

I believe it was the physician that I saw, asked me if I was interested in getting help.

So in general you know physicians will tell you not to dispose of medication in those ways but that it should be disposed of safely.

That distant whirring sound you hear is a long-dead Greek physician spinning in his grave.

An electrocardiogram is taken over the phone and then sent to his physician for examination.

The only physician she was permitted to see was the jail doctor.

This is entirely understandable—after all, it is unsettling that a physician could make such an obvious mistake.

Maynard was 29 years old at the time of her death, able to request drugs from her physician after considered reflection.

Honour the physician for the need thou hast of him: for the most High hath created him.

Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.

William Woodville died; a distinguished English physician and medical writer.

Christopher Bennet died; a distinguished London physician, and writer on medical subjects.

He was afterwards a member of the Massachusetts senate, and much esteemed as a physician and a patriot.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to physician, such as: doctor, specialist, surgeon, bones, doc, and healer.

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