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feldsher

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noun feld·sher \ˈfel(d)-shər\

Definition of feldsher

  1. :  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


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feldsher

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noun feld·sher \ˈfel(d)-shər\

Medical Definition of feldsher

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




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