internist

internist

[in-tur-nist, in-tur-nist]
noun
a physician specializing in the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases, especially of adults.

Origin:
1900–05, Americanism; intern(al medicine) + -ist

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internist (ˈɪntɜːnɪst, ɪnˈtɜːnɪst)
 
n
a physician who specializes in internal medicine

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internist in·ter·nist (ĭn-tûr'nĭst)
n.
A physician specializing in internal medicine.

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