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General practitioner   /dʒˈɛnərəl præktˈɪʃənər/   Listen
General practitioner

A physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses.  Synonym: GP.

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"General practitioner" Quotes from Famous Books

... general practitioner expressed surprise that any one could do without alcohol in general medicine. He was persuaded to make a trial, by abandoning the internal use of spirits as medicine. A year afterward he wrote that his success in the treatment of disease had ...
— Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why - What Medical Writers Say • Martha M. Allen

... lost ambition when I lost everything else, and now I suppose I shall go on to the end of the chapter as a general practitioner, attending old women in stuffy cottages, and children with ...
— Afterwards • Kathlyn Rhodes

Words linked to "General practitioner" :   doctor, country doctor, Dr., physician, md, GP, medico, family doctor, doc

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