Examples of general practitioner in a Sentence
Our family doctor is a general practitioner.
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Definition of general practitioner for English Language Learners
: a person (especially a doctor) whose work is not limited to a special area : a person who is not a specialist
medical Definition of general practitioner
- Dr. Thomas, Sr., could carry virtually the full armamentarium of the medicine of his day in a single black bag, and very nearly all of medical knowledge in his head. Today the general practitioner is a vanishing breed, and specialists cannot use their time effectively traveling from patient to patient.
- —John Steele Gordon, American Heritage, 3 May 1992
- The primary-care doctor is gaining new respect in Washington. Battles may be breaking out left and right over the various health-care bills emerging from Congress, but reformers on both sides agree that general practitioners should be given a central role in uniting the fragmented U.S. medical system.
- —Catherine Arnst, Business Week, 6 July 2009
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