family doctor


noun

a general practitioner.

Nearby words

  1. family circle,
  2. family compact,
  3. family court,
  4. family credit,
  5. family division,
  6. family grouping,
  7. family hour,
  8. family jewels,
  9. family leave,
  10. family man

Origin of family doctor

First recorded in 1840–50

Also called family physician.

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British Dictionary definitions for family physician

family doctor

noun

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Medicine definitions for family physician

family physician

n.

A physician who practices the specialty of family medicine.family doctor family practitioner

family doctor

n.

family physician

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