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physiatrist

[fiz-ee-a-trist, fi-zahy-uh-trist]
noun
  1. a physician specializing in physical medicine.
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Origin of physiatrist

First recorded in 1945–50; physiatr(ics) + -ist
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physiatrist

(fĭz′ē-ătrĭst, fĭ-zīə-trĭst)
n.
  1. A physician who specializes in physical medicine.
  2. A health care professional who administers physical therapy; a physical therapist.
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