Examples of physician in a Sentence
you should always consult a physician if you develop a high fever
Recent Examples of physician from the Web
The nonprofit had an international reputation for training physicians in hospice practice, drawing fellows to its Hillcrest facility perched near the edge of the tall bluffs that overlook Mission Valley.
Harsh, the son of a Birmingham physician, and the other young man were rushed to South Baldwin.
Anyone suspected of a concussion is urged to consult with their primary care physician or pediatrician.
A long-term trend away from physicians owning their practices may be another reason that single-payer is winning some over.
But what’s shocking is that physicians aren’t getting better at avoiding these mistakes.
Serageldin has appealed the 31 July verdict, and this week more than 180 scientists, engineers, physicians, and public figures issued a declaration of support (in Arabic) on his behalf.
NATA also recommends that any medical decisions are made by the school’s sports medicine professionals (physicians and athletic trainers) and not the coach to avoid conflict of interest.
The judge also blocked a law that would expand a requirement that physicians performing abortions for patients under 14 take certain steps to preserve embryonic or fetal tissue and notify police where the minor resides.
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Origin and Etymology of physician
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymscroaker [slang], doc, medic, medico, doctor, sawbones [slang]
Related Wordsfamily doctor, family physician, family practitioner, general practitioner; anesthesiologist, dermatologist, gynecologist, internist, neurologist, ob-gyn, obstetrician, ophthalmologist, orthopedist, pathologist, pediatrician (also pediatrist), physiatrist, podiatrist, radiologist, urologist; attending, clinician, hospitalist; specialist; plastic surgeon, surgeon; intern (also interne), resident; aidman, nurse, nurse-practitioner; EMT, paramedic (also paramedical); physical therapist, physiotherapist
PHYSICIAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of physician for English Language Learners
: a medical doctor; especially : a medical doctor who is not a surgeon
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