[ fiz-ee-a-trist, fi-zahy-uh-trist ]
/ ˌfɪz iˈæ trɪst, fɪˈzaɪ əˌtrɪst /
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a physician specializing in physical medicine.
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Medical definitions for physiatrist
[ fĭz′ē-ăt′rĭst, fĭ-zī′ə-trĭst ]
A physician who specializes in physical medicine.
A health care professional who administers physical therapy; a physical therapist.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.