physiatrist

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noun phys·iat·rist \ˌfi-zē-ˈa-trist, fi-ˈzī-ə-trist\

Definition of physiatrist

  1. :  a physician who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation

Origin and Etymology of physiatrist

physiatrics physical medicine, from Greek physis + International Scientific Vocabulary -iatrics


First Known Use: 1946


Medical Dictionary

physiatrist

noun phys·iat·rist \ˌfiz-ē-ˈa-trəst, fə-ˈzī-ə-trəst\

Medical Definition of physiatrist

  1. :  a physician who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation


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