psychiatrist

[ si-kahy-uh-trist, sahy- ]
/ sɪˈkaɪ ə trɪst, saɪ- /

noun

a physician who practices psychiatry.

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Origin of psychiatrist

First recorded in 1885–90; psychiatr(y) + -ist

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH psychiatrist

psychiatrist , psychologist, psychoanalyst, psychotherapist
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Medical definitions for psychiatrist

psychiatrist
[ sĭ-kīə-trĭst, sī- ]

n.

A physician who specializes in psychiatry.
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