a resident physician in a hospital, hotel, or other public institution.
- Also called house doctor.
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How to use house physician in a sentence
This was the house-physician, who was to take charge of the case; a young man, handsome and rather dapper.Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
The boy remembered having seen the house physician, Dr. Carey, at a late breakfast in the café, and got him up here at once.The Winning Clue | James Hay, Jr.
Through the open doorway her voice tore anxiously, summoning a house physician.The Gray Mask | Wadsworth Camp
The house physician could find nothing wrong apparently—in fact, said it was entirely a case of heart failure.The Social Gangster | Arthur B. Reeve
At the end of the half-hour, Lefevre and the house-physician were again by Lady Mary's bedside.Master of His Fate | J. Mclaren Cobban
British Dictionary definitions for house physician
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