physician: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fi-zish'un), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who is legally qualified to practice medicine; doctor of medicine.
  2. a person engaged in general medical practice, as distinguished from one specializing in surgery.
  3. a person who is skilled in the art of healing.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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