medical practitioner

noun

formal
: a person who is skilled in the science of medicine : a doctor

Examples of medical practitioner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The authors suggest that these marks could be evidence that an Egyptian medical practitioner attempted to operate on the man shortly before his death. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 5 June 2024 To the general public, they are probably known as dermatologists, albeit ones who exist inside their phones, and whose presence in their lives is closer to that of an entertainer than an actual medical practitioner. Brennan Kilbane, Allure, 21 Mar. 2024 Related article The Army said the Maine gunman ‘should not have a weapon’ months before the shooting rampage that left 18 dead After the secondary assessment by a medical practitioner, a judge can opt to approve an order to temporarily remove a person’s access to firearms, the law says. Emma Tucker, CNN, 15 Mar. 2024 Feinberg says the Alabama Supreme Court ruling raises the risks that a medical practitioner could now be charged for wrongful death for embryos lost at any point during this process. Maria Godoy, NPR, 23 Feb. 2024 He has been charged with two felony counts of the unauthorized practice of medicine and one misdemeanor count of falsely representing himself as a licensed medical practitioner. Grace Toohey, Los Angeles Times, 23 Feb. 2024 Who is administering my treatment, and what credentials does that person have? Is a licensed medical practitioner on site in case there are complications? Erika Edwards, NBC News, 1 Jan. 2024 Bodybuilder Irene Andersen stars as a dubiously qualified medical practitioner attending to Karin Dreijer in an operating theater. Jazz Monroe, Pitchfork, 14 Feb. 2024 Each individual's circumstances are different and should be discussed with a medical practitioner. Mirel Zaman, refinery29.com, 19 Oct. 2023

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“Medical practitioner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/medical%20practitioner. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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