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physician

noun [C] uk   us   /fɪˈzɪʃ.ən/ mainly US or formal (UK usually doctor)
a medical doctor, especially one who has general skill and is not a surgeon
Translations of “physician”
in Vietnamese bác sĩ điều trị…
in Spanish médico…
in Thai แพทย์…
in Malaysian pakar perubatan…
in French médecin…
in German der/die Arzt/Ärztin…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醫生, (尤指)內科醫生…
in Indonesian dokter…
in Russian врач…
in Turkish doktor, hekim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 医生, (尤指)内科医生…
in Polish leka-rz/rka…
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