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The roots of the word "doctor" don’t have anything to do with medical practice. So when did this word start describing those in the medical field?
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Origin of physician
OTHER WORDS FROM physicianphy·si·cian·ly, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH physiciandoctor, physician
Words nearby physician
Example sentences from the Web for physician
“For inpatient studies, the EAU makes studying this treatment more difficult,” says Daniel Hanley, a physician who directs multisite clinical trials at Johns Hopkins.COVID-19 plasma treatments may be safe, but we don’t know if they work|Tina Hesman Saey|August 25, 2020|Science News
The remaining five countries do not have even a single physician per 1,000 people.Why South Asia’s COVID-19 Numbers Are So Low (For Now)|Puja Changoiwala|June 23, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Places like a patient’s bedroom in their home, some nursing home rooms and a classroom would all be concerning to me as a physician.
I believe it was the physician that I saw, asked me if I was interested in getting help.The Opioid Tragedy, Part 2: “It’s Not a Death Sentence” (Ep. 403)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 23, 2020|Freakonomics
So in general you know physicians will tell you not to dispose of medication in those ways but that it should be disposed of safely.The Opioid Tragedy, Part 1: “We’ve Addicted an Entire Generation” (Ep. 402)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 16, 2020|Freakonomics
That distant whirring sound you hear is a long-dead Greek physician spinning in his grave.
An electrocardiogram is taken over the phone and then sent to his physician for examination.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The only physician she was permitted to see was the jail doctor.States Slap Pregnant Women With Harsher Jail Sentences|Emily Shire|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is entirely understandable—after all, it is unsettling that a physician could make such an obvious mistake.
Maynard was 29 years old at the time of her death, able to request drugs from her physician after considered reflection.U.K. Courts Grant Mother Right to End Her 12-Year-Old Disabled Daughter’s Life|Elizabeth Picciuto|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All the honours which a physician can possess I either enjoy, or have refused when they were offered to me.Jerome Cardan|William George Waters
Terrified by Josephine's condition, the emperor hurried to Paris, and sent his own physician to inquire after her condition.Queen Hortense|L. Mhlbach
When a French physician judges bleeding unnecessary, you may be sure that the fever is not very violent.Life of Adam Smith|John Rae
At length the door opened again, and the physician appeared on the threshold.Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia|L. Mhlbach,
In this Hirzel, who was a physician and a philanthropist, brings to the fore the despised peasantry.The Story of Switzerland|Lina Hug