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doctor

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noun doc·tor \ˈdäk-tər\

Medical Definition of doctor

  1. 1a:  a person who has earned one of the highest academic degrees (as a PhD) conferred by a universityb:  a person awarded an honorary doctorate by a college or university

  2. 2:  a person skilled or specializing in healing arts; especially :  one (as a physician, dentist, or veterinarian) who holds an advanced degree and is licensed to practice




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doctor

verb doc·tor

Medical Definition of doctor

doc·toreddoc·tor·ing \-t(ə-)riŋ\play

  1. transitive verb

  2. 1:  to give medical treatment to

  3. 2:  castrate 1, spay <have your pet cat doctored>

  4. intransitive verb

  5. :  to practice medicine





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