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internist

[in-tur-nist, in-tur-nist] /ˈɪn tɜr nɪst, ɪnˈtɜr nɪst/
noun
1.
a physician specializing in the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases, especially of adults.
Origin of internist
1900-1905
An Americanism dating back to 1900-05; intern(al medicine) + -ist
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internist

/ˈɪntɜːnɪst; ɪnˈtɜːnɪst/
noun (mainly US)
1.
a physician who specializes in internal medicine
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Word Origin and History for internist
n.

1904, American English, from internal medicine + -ist.

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internist in Medicine

internist in·ter·nist (ĭn-tûr'nĭst)
n.
A physician specializing in internal medicine.

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