Meaning of “physician” in the English Dictionary

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"physician" in British English

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physiciannoun [ C ]

uk /fɪˈzɪʃ.ən/ us /fɪˈzɪʃ.ən/ mainly US or formal UK usually doctor

a medical doctor, especially one who has general skill and is not a surgeon

(Definition of “physician” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"physician" in American English

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physiciannoun [ C ]

us /fəˈzɪʃ·ən/

a medical doctor, esp. one who is not a surgeon

(Definition of “physician” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)