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psychologist

[sahy-kol-uh-jist] /saɪˈkɒl ə dʒɪst/
noun
1.
a specialist in psychology.
2.
Philosophy. an adherent to or advocate of psychologism.
adjective
3.
Also, psychologistic. of or relating to psychologism.
Origin of psychologist
1720-1730
1720-30; psycholog(y) + -ist
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n.

1727; see psychology + -ist.

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psychologist in Medicine

psychologist psy·chol·o·gist (sī-kŏl'ə-jĭst)
n.
A person trained and educated to perform psychological research, testing, and therapy.

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