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English noun: physician

1. physician (person) a licensed medical practitioner


SamplesI felt so bad I went to see my doctor.


Synonymsdoc, doctor, Dr., MD, medico


Broader (hypernym)medical man, medical practitioner


Narrower (hyponym)abortionist, allergist, angiologist, extern, gastroenterologist, general practitioner, GP, hakeem, hakim, house physician, houseman, intern, interne, medical extern, medical intern, medical specialist, operating surgeon, primary care physician, quack, resident, resident physician, sawbones, specialist, surgeon, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary surgeon


Instance hyponymAbu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina, Abul-Walid Mohammed ibn-Ahmad Ibn-Mohammed ibn-Roshd, Albert Schweitzer, Aletta Jacobs, Anna Howard Shaw, Averroes, Avicenna, Barany, Bartholin, Benjamin Rush, Bruce, Burrill Bernard Crohn, Caspar Bartholin, Christiaan Eijkman, Clemence Sophia Harned Lozier, Crohn, David Bruce, Down, E. A. von Willebrand, Edward Jenner, Eijkman, English Hippocrates, Erik Adolf von Willebrand, Erik von Willebrand, Etienne-Louis Arthur Fallot, Fallot, Franz Anton Mesmer, Friedrich Anton Mesmer, George Huntington, Gilbert, Harry F. Klinefelter, Harry Fitch Kleinfelter, Harvey, Hodgkin, Huntington, ibn-Roshd, ibn-Sina, Jacobs, Jenner, John L. H. Down, Klinefelter, Lozier, Manson, Mesmer, Paracelsus, Peter Mark Roget, Philippus Aureolus Paracelsus, Robert Barany, Roget, Ross, Rush, Schweitzer, Shaw, Simpson, Sir David Bruce, Sir James Young Simpson, Sir Patrick Manson, Sir Ronald Ross, Sydenham, Theophrastus Philippus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim, Thomas Hodgkin, Thomas Sydenham, von Willebrand, Willebrand, William Gilbert, William Harvey


Member meronymdoctor-patient relation









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