clinician

[ kli-nish-uh n ]
/ klɪˈnɪʃ ən /

noun

a physician or other qualified person who is involved in the treatment and observation of living patients, as distinguished from one engaged in research.
a person who teaches or conducts sessions at a clinic.

Origin of clinician

First recorded in 1870–75; clinic + -ian
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British Dictionary definitions for clinician

clinician

/ (klɪˈnɪʃən) /

noun

a physician, psychiatrist, etc, who specializes in clinical work as opposed to one engaged in laboratory or experimental studies

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Medicine definitions for clinician

clinician

[ klĭ-nĭshən ]

n.

A physician, psychologist, or psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of patients, not in other areas such as research.

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