diplomate

noun
dip·​lo·​mate | \ ˈdi-plə-ˌmāt How to pronounce diplomate (audio) \

Definition of diplomate

: a person who holds a diploma especially : a physician qualified to practice in a medical specialty by advanced training and experience in the specialty followed by passing an intensive examination by a national board of senior specialists

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Belly buttons contain a lot of folds that allow for the buildup of dead skin cells, sweat, and various microorganisms, Cynthia Bailey, M.D., a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and founder of Dr. Bailey Skin Care, tells SELF. Korin Miller, SELF, "5 Belly Button Infections You Can Get (and What to Do If You Have One)," 23 Feb. 2019 Doctors don’t know why some people get dyshidrotic eczema and others don’t, Cynthia Bailey, M.D., a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and president and CEO of Advanced Skin Care and Dermatology Inc., tells SELF. Korin Miller, SELF, "How to Tell If Your Blisters Are Actually Dyshidrotic Eczema," 22 June 2018 Rubber gloves can help reduce your exposure to dish soap, which can be an irritant for people with hand eczema, Cynthia Bailey, M.D., a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and founder of Dr. Bailey Skin Care, tells SELF. Korin Miller, SELF, "8 Ways to Deal With That Frustrating Hand Eczema," 25 Apr. 2018 Pakistani journalists examine a car of American diplomate parked inside a police station after an accident in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Washington Post, "Pakistan police seek travel ban on US diplomat over crash," 10 Apr. 2018

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1879, in the meaning defined above

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diplomate

noun
dip·​lo·​mate | \ ˈdip-lə-ˌmāt How to pronounce diplomate (audio) \

Medical Definition of diplomate

: one who holds a diploma especially : a physician qualified to practice in a medical specialty by advanced training and experience in the specialty followed by passing an intensive examination by a national board of senior specialists

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