medical practitioner

noun

Definition of medical practitioner

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

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“Medical practitioner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/medical%20practitioner. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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