clinician


cli·ni·cian

noun \kli-ˈni-shən\

: a person (such as a doctor or nurse) who works directly with patients rather than in a laboratory or as a researcher

Full Definition of CLINICIAN

1
:  a person qualified in the clinical practice of medicine, psychiatry, or psychology as distinguished from one specializing in laboratory or research techniques or in theory
2
:  a person who conducts a clinic

First Known Use of CLINICIAN

1875

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cli·ni·cian

noun \klin-ˈish-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CLINICIAN

: an individual qualified in the clinical practice of medicine, psychiatry, or psychology as distinguished from one specializing in laboratory or research techniques or in theory

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