family doctor

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of family doctor

1 : a doctor regularly consulted by a family

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First Known Use of family doctor

1756


FAMILY DOCTOR Defined for English Language Learners

family doctor

noun

Definition of family doctor for English Language Learners

  • : a doctor who treats the members of a family : a doctor who provides general medical care for people of all ages


Medical Dictionary

family doctor

noun

medical Definition of family doctor

1 : a doctor regularly consulted by a family in time of medical need

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