sociologist

noun
so·​ci·​ol·​o·​gist | \ ˌsō-sē-ˈäl-ə-jəst How to pronounce sociologist (audio) , ˌsō-shē- How to pronounce sociologist (audio) \

Medical Definition of sociologist

: a specialist in sociology

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“Sociologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sociologist. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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