\ ˌpē-ˌāch-ˈdē How to pronounce PhD (audio) \

Definition of PhD

doctor of philosophy

History and Etymology for PhD

New Latin philosophiae doctor

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“PhD.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/PhD. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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PhD

abbreviation or noun
\ ˌpē-ˌāch-ˈdē How to pronounce PhD (audio) \

Medical Definition of PhD

1 : an earned academic degree conferring the rank and title of doctor of philosophy
2 : a person who has a doctor of philosophy

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