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phy·si·cian

physician

 
 
pronunciation:
fih zI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a doctor of medicine, who is licensed to treat illness and injury.
He had the rash for a week before he saw a physician about it.
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doctor
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The word physician contains the following parts:
phys, physio Greek root that means nature, physical
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-ician Latin noun-forming suffix that means practictioner of or expert in