What does physician mean?

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fɪˈzɪʃ ənphysi·cian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. doctor, doc, physician, MD, Dr., medico(noun)

    a licensed medical practitioner

    "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"

Wiktionary

  1. physician(Noun)

    A practitioner of physic, i.e. a specialist in internal medicine, especially as opposed to a surgeon; a practitioner who treats with medication rather than with surgery.

    Etymology: From fisicien, from fisicïen, from fisique, from physica, from φυσική επιστήμη (knowledge of nature) from φυσικός (pertaining to nature) from φύσις (nature) from φύειν (to bring forth, to produce) from bʰew-. Displaced native Middle English leche, archaic Modern English leech "physician" (from Old English læce).

  2. physician(Noun)

    A medical doctor trained in human medicine.

    Etymology: From fisicien, from fisicïen, from fisique, from physica, from φυσική επιστήμη (knowledge of nature) from φυσικός (pertaining to nature) from φύσις (nature) from φύειν (to bring forth, to produce) from bʰew-. Displaced native Middle English leche, archaic Modern English leech "physician" (from Old English læce).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Physician(noun)

    a person skilled in physic, or the art of healing; one duty authorized to prescribe remedies for, and treat, diseases; a doctor of medicine

    Etymology: [OE. fisician, fisicien, OF. physucien, a physician, in F., a natural philosopher, an experimentalist in physics. See Physic.]

  2. Physician(noun)

    hence, figuratively, one who ministers to moral diseases; as, a physician of the soul

    Etymology: [OE. fisician, fisicien, OF. physucien, a physician, in F., a natural philosopher, an experimentalist in physics. See Physic.]

Freebase

  1. Physician

    A physician is a professional who practices medicine, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining or restoring human health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments. They may focus their practice on certain disease categories, types of patients, or methods of treatment – known as specialist medical practitioners – or assume responsibility for the provision of continuing and comprehensive medical care to individuals, families, and communities – known as general practitioners. Medical practice properly requires both a detailed knowledge of the academic disciplines underlying diseases and their treatment – the science of medicine – and also a decent competence in its applied practice – the art or craft of medicine. Both the role of the physician and the meaning of the word itself vary around the world, including a wide variety of qualifications and degrees, but there are some common elements. For example, the ethics of medicine require that physicians show consideration, compassion and benevolence for their patients.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of physician in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

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    The numerical value of physician in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of physician in a Sentence

  1. Loren Nix:

    When you connect your stethoscope to your computer, the physician on the other end is doing the same thing, so, as she is listening to the patient's heart sound here, the physician hears the same thing on his end, just as if he were in the room with the patient.

  2. Jason Wang:

    Having a good health data system helps with monitoring the spread of the disease and allows for its early detection. When someone sees a physician for respiratory symptoms, the national health insurance database will have a record of it. It is easier to track clusters of outbreaks.

  3. Joe Jimenez:

    If there were a wearable device that could help the patient and their physician understand whether or not to come to the hospitals then that, together with our drug, could be a very potent combination, It doesn't mean we will own the technologies, but it does mean the technologies will play an important role in the management of disease.

  4. Mike Lee:

    Upon learning that Senator Paul tested positive for COVID-19, I consulted the Attending Physician of the U.S. Congress Dr. Harding. Senator Paul advised me that because I have no symptoms or other risk factors, a COVID-19 test was not warranted, however, given the timing, proximity, and duration of my exposure to Sen. Senator Paul, Senator Paul directed me to self-quarantine for 14 days. That means no traveling or voting. But I will continue to make sure Utah's voice is heard as we shape the federal response to the Coronavirus through phone, text, email and whatever other means are available.

  5. John Urwin:

    As the largest and most diverse U.S. state to have legalized( physician-assisted suicide), it will be interesting to see if the characteristics of those seeking( physician-assisted suicide) are similar to those of the other states that have done so, depending on how( physician-assisted suicide) is received in California, other states may be more or less likely to pass similar legislation.

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