physician's assistant


physician's as·sis·tant

noun \-ə-ˈsis-tənt\

Definition of PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT

: a specially trained person who is certified to provide basic medical services (as the diagnosis and treatment of common ailments) usually under the supervision of a licensed physician—called also PA

Variants of PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT

physician's as·sis·tant or physician assistant

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