family practitioner
noun Date: 1846 family doctor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • family practitioner — n FAMILY DOCTOR, FAMILY PHYSICIAN * * * see general practitioner …   Medical dictionary

  • family practitioner — n. a practicing physician who specializes in treating the general medical needs of the whole family * * * …   Universalium

  • family practitioner — n. a practicing physician who specializes in treating the general medical needs of the whole family …   English World dictionary

  • family practitioner — noun see family doctor II * * * family practitioner noun [countable] [singular family practitioner plural family practitioners] Thesaurus: doctors and other medical and health spec …   Useful english dictionary

  • family practitioner — family prac titioner n especially BrE a ↑GP …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • family practitioner — see general practitioner …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • family practitioner — See: family practice …   English dictionary

  • family practice — family practitioner. medical specialization in general practice, requiring training beyond that of general practice and leading to board certification. * * * or family medicine or general practice Field of medicine that stresses comprehensive… …   Universalium

  • family doctor — noun a general practitioner who treats all the family members • Hypernyms: ↑general practitioner, ↑GP * * * I. noun or family physician : a general practitioner regularly called by a family in time of illness II …   Useful english dictionary

  • family practice — UK / US noun [uncountable] Word forms family practice : singular family practice plural family practices the work of a doctor who deals with general health problems, especially those relating to families Derived word: family practitioner noun… …   English dictionary

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