Definitions for doctor of medicine
Doctor of Medicine, MD(noun)
a doctor's degree in medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine is a terminal degree for physicians and surgeons. In some countries it is a professional doctorate where training is entered after obtaining between 90 and 120 credit hours of university level work and in most cases after obtaining a Bachelor's Degree. In other countries, such as India, Egypt, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Brazil the M.D. is a research degree equivalent to a Ph.D.. In Britain, Egypt, Pakistan, India, Ireland, and many Commonwealth nations, the medical degree is instead the MBBS i.e., Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and M.D. is a higher level of attainment.
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