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clinician

[kli-nish-uh n] /klɪˈnɪʃ ən/
noun
1.
a physician or other qualified person who is involved in the treatment and observation of living patients, as distinguished from one engaged in research.
2.
a person who teaches or conducts sessions at a clinic.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; clinic + -ian
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British Dictionary definitions for clinicians

clinician

/klɪˈnɪʃən/
noun
1.
a physician, psychiatrist, etc, who specializes in clinical work as opposed to one engaged in laboratory or experimental studies
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Word Origin and History for clinicians
clinician
1875, from Fr. clinicien, from L. clinicus (see clinic).
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clinicians in Medicine

clinician cli·ni·cian (klĭ-nĭsh'ən)
n.
A physician, psychologist, or psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of patients, not in other areas such as research.

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