traumatologist

noun
trau·​ma·​tol·​o·​gist | \ ˌtrȯ-mə-ˈtä-lə-jəst How to pronounce traumatologist (audio) also ˌtrau̇- How to pronounce traumatologist (audio) \
plural traumatologists

Definition of traumatologist

: an individual specializing in traumatology:
a : a physician (such as an orthopedic surgeon) specializing in the treatment of severe, acute physical injuries (as from a car accident or gunshot wound) sustained by individuals requiring immediate medical attention
b : a health-care professional specializing in the treatment of psychological trauma in individuals affected by severe mental or emotional stress or physical injury

First Known Use of traumatologist

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Traumatologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/traumatologist. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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traumatologist

noun
trau·​ma·​tol·​o·​gist | \ ˌtrȯ-mə-ˈtäl-ə-jəst How to pronounce traumatologist (audio) , ˌtrau̇- How to pronounce traumatologist (audio) \

Medical Definition of traumatologist

: an individual specializing in traumatology:
a : a physician (as an orthopedic surgeon) specializing in the treatment of severe, acute physical injuries (as from a car accident or gunshot wound) sustained by individuals requiring immediate medical attention
b : a health-care professional specializing in the treatment of psychological trauma in individuals affected by severe mental or emotional stress or physical injury

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