doc

[ dok ]
/ dɒk /

noun Informal.

a casual, impersonal term of address used to a man.

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Origin of doc

First recorded in 1845–50; by shortening

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH doc

doc dock

Definition for doc (2 of 4)

Definition for doc (3 of 4)

doc.

plural docs.

Definition for doc (4 of 4)

Edgerton
[ ej-er-tuh n ]
/ ˈɛdʒ ər tən /

noun

Harold EugeneDoc, 1903–90, U.S. electrical engineer and photographer.
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British Dictionary definitions for doc (1 of 3)

doc
/ (dɒk) /

noun

informal short for doctor, esp a medical doctor: often used as a term of address

British Dictionary definitions for doc (2 of 3)

DOC

abbreviation for

Denominazione di Origine Controllata: used of wines
(in New Zealand) Department of Conservation

British Dictionary definitions for doc (3 of 3)

doc.

abbreviation for

document
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Medical definitions for doc (1 of 2)

doc
[ dŏk ]

n.

A physician, dentist, or veterinarian.

Medical definitions for doc (2 of 2)

DOC
[ dē′ō-sē ]

n.

Deoxycorticosterone; a steroid hormone secreted by the adrenal cortex or produced synthetically and used to treat adrenal insufficiency.
Deoxycholic acid; a bile acid used as a choleretic and digestant and in the synthesis of adrenocortical hormones such as cortisone.
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