family practice


medical specialization in general practice, requiring training beyond that of general practice and leading to board certification.

Nearby words

  1. family name,
  2. family of curves,
  3. family physician,
  4. family plan,
  5. family planning,
  6. family practitioner,
  7. family room,
  8. family skeleton,
  9. family style,
  10. family support

Related formsfamily practitioner, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for family practitioner

family practitioner


family physician

family practice


family medicine

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