group practice

noun

Definition of group practice 

: medicine practiced by a group of associated physicians or dentists (such as specialists in different fields) working as partners or as partners and employees

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The bride’s father, a pediatrician, is a partner in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, a group practice with offices in New York and in Scarsdale, N.Y. New York Times, "Allison Traister, Daniel Blumberg," 13 May 2018 Hans Westerhof, who has since retired, introduced European training ideas, such as small group practices, and Wout Westerhof wrote a manual for coaches. James Wagner, New York Times, "A Nightmare for Mexico’s Soccer Opponents: More Chuckys On the Way," 27 June 2018 In October 2012 the family sued Walgreens, the doctor and his group practice, alleging wrongful death. Jen Christensen, CNN, "Family can sue Walgreens over woman's death after insurance denial, court says," 8 June 2018 The control group practiced yoga, balance exercises or strength training three times a week for two years - much more than many inactive adults. Amby Burfoot, courant.com, "Middle Age Not Too Late To Increase Cardiac Fitness, Studies Show," 1 June 2018 The group practiced the routine just twice, Madison Lange says, before the big day on April 27. Char Adams, ajc, "Army dad, his unit perform cheer routine to surprise 9-year-old daughter," 4 May 2018 The group practiced the routine just twice, Madison says, before the big day on April 27. Char Adams, PEOPLE.com, "Army Dad and Entire Unit Perform Cheer Routine in Sweet Video to Surprise 9-Year-Old Daughter," 4 May 2018 The bride’s father, an ophthalmologist, is a partner in Ocean Eye Institute, a group practice with five offices in Ocean County, N.J. Emily Grossman, New York Times, "Emily Grossman, Michael Diamond," 28 Jan. 2018 Primary care providers are defined as physicians, osteopathic physicians, chiropractors, nurses or primary-care group practices. Christine Sexton, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Lawmakers OK direct care for doctors, patients," 9 Mar. 2018

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1916, in the meaning defined above

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group practice

noun

English Language Learners Definition of group practice

: a group of doctors, dentists, etc., who all work in the same building and share office costs

group practice

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Medical Definition of group practice 

: medicine practiced by a group of associated physicians or dentists (as specialists in different fields) working as partners or as partners and employees

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