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When Did The Word "Doctor" Become Medical?
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Origin of Md
<Italian mano destra or French main droite
Other definitions for Md (2 of 6)
Other definitions for Md (3 of 6)
Doctor of Medicine.
Origin of MD1
From New Latin Medicīnae Doctor
Other definitions for Md (4 of 6)
Maryland (approved especially for use with zip code).
Middle Dutch. Also M.D.
months after date.
Other definitions for Md (5 of 6)
Other definitions for Md (6 of 6)
months after date.
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How to use Md in a sentence
I'm a doctor—not quite full fledged, I'll admit, but with the right to put M. D. after my name.The White Desert|Courtney Ryley Cooper
He had graduated with high honors, and, much to his mother's annoyance, had established himself as a full-fledged M. D.Jolly Sally Pendleton|Laura Jean Libbey
You will see by the papers, that a new letter of his to M. D., which I imagine to be Davenport, is published.Life and Correspondence of David Hume, Volume II (of 2)|John Hill Burton
The lingering glow still lay full on the front of our old home, which now had "Philemon Physick, M. D." on the corner.
Chance revealed to me that you knew M. D, you suggested that I should accompany you.The Corsican Brothers|Alexandre Dumas
British Dictionary definitions for Md (1 of 4)
the internet domain name for
British Dictionary definitions for Md (2 of 4)
the chemical symbol for
British Dictionary definitions for Md (3 of 4)
Doctor of Medicine
(in Canada) municipal district
Moldova (international car registration)
Word Origin for MD
(sense 1) from Latin Medicinae Doctor
British Dictionary definitions for Md (4 of 4)
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Scientific definitions for Md
The symbol for mendelevium.
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