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general practitioner

a medical practitioner whose practice is not limited to any specific branch of medicine or class of diseases.
Abbreviation: G.P.
Origin of general practitioner
1880-85 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for general-practitioner

general practitioner

a physician who does not specialize but has a medical practice (general practice) in which he deals with all illnesses Informal name family doctor, GP
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general-practitioner in Medicine

general practitioner n.
Abbr. G.P., GP
A physician whose practice consists of providing ongoing care covering a variety of medical problems in patients of all ages, often including referral to appropriate specialists. Also called family doctor.

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