feldsher


feld·sher

noun \ˈfel(d)-shər\

Definition of FELDSHER

:  a medical or surgical practitioner without full professional qualifications or status in some east European countries and especially Russia

Origin of FELDSHER

Russian fel'dsher, from German Feldscher, Feldscherer field surgeon, from Feld field + Scherer barber, surgeon
First Known Use: 1877

feld·sher

noun \ˈfel(d)-shər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FELDSHER

: a medical or surgical practitioner without full professional qualifications or status in some east European countries and especially Russia

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