nonpsychiatrist

noun non·psy·chi·a·trist \ ˌnän-sə-ˈkī-ə-trist , -sī- \

Definition of nonpsychiatrist

plural nonpsychiatrists
: a person and especially a physician who is not a psychiatrist
  • the tendency of nonpsychiatrists to misdiagnose mental illnesses
often used before another noun
  • nonpsychiatrist physicians

First Known Use of nonpsychiatrist

1921

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Medical Dictionary

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nonpsychiatrist

adjective non·psy·chi·a·trist \ -sə-ˈkī-ə-trəst, -sī- \

medical Definition of nonpsychiatrist

: not specializing in psychiatry
  • nonpsychiatrist physicians

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nonpsychiatrist

noun

medical Definition of nonpsychiatrist

: a physician who does not specialize in psychiatry

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