family doctor

noun

Definition of family doctor

  1. 1 :  a doctor regularly consulted by a family

  2. 2 :  family physician

1756

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

  2. 2:  family physician 2


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