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physiatrist

noun phys·iat·rist \ˌfi-zē-ˈa-trist\

Definition of PHYSIATRIST

:  a physician who specializes in physiatry

Origin of PHYSIATRIST

physiatrics physical medicine, from Greek physis + International Scientific Vocabulary -iatrics
First Known Use: circa 1947

physiatrist

noun phys·iat·rist \ˌfiz-ē-ˈa-trəst\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHYSIATRIST

:  a physician who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation

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