clinician

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noun cli·ni·cian \kli-ˈni-shən\

Definition of clinician

  1. 1 :  a person qualified in the clinical practice of medicine, psychiatry, or psychology as distinguished from one specializing in laboratory or research techniques or in theory

  2. 2 :  a person who conducts a clinic

1875

First Known Use of clinician

1875


CLINICIAN Defined for English Language Learners

clinician

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noun cli·ni·cian \kli-ˈni-shən\

Definition of clinician for English Language Learners

  • : a person (such as a doctor or nurse) who works directly with patients rather than in a laboratory or as a researcher


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clinician

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noun cli·ni·cian \klin-ˈish-ən\

Medical Definition of clinician

  1. :  an individual qualified in the clinical practice of medicine, psychiatry, or psychology as distinguished from one specializing in laboratory or research techniques or in theory



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