internist

noun in·ter·nist \ ˈin-ˌtər-nist \
|Updated on: 23 Jun 2018

Definition of internist

: a specialist in internal medicine

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1894

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Definition of internist for English Language Learners

  • medical : a doctor who specializes in diseases that do not require surgery : a doctor who specializes in internal medicine


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internist

noun in·ter·nist \ ˈin-ˌtər-nəst \

medical Definition of internist

: a specialist in internal medicine especially as distinguished from a surgeon

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