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house_physician

  • noun a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital
    resident; resident physician.
    • the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital

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edward_jenner

  • noun English physician who pioneered vaccination; Jenner inoculated people with small amounts of cowpox to prevent them from getting smallpox (1749-1823)
    Jenner.

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peter_mark_roget

  • noun English physician who in retirement compiled a well-known thesaurus (1779-1869)
    Roget.

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germane

  • adjective satellite relevant and appropriate
    • he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue

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harry_f._klinefelter

  • noun United States physician who first described the XXY-syndrome (born in 1912)
    Klinefelter; Harry Fitch Kleinfelter.

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allergy

  • noun hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergen; symptoms can vary greatly in intensity
    allergic reaction.

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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lozier

  • noun United States physician who in 1863 founded a medical school for women (1813-1888)
    Clemence Sophia Harned Lozier.

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cardiologist

  • noun a specialist in cardiology; a specialist in the structure and function and disorders of the heart
    heart specialist; heart surgeon.

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erik_adolf_von_willebrand

  • noun Finnish physician who first described vascular hemophilia (1870-1949)
    E. A. von Willebrand; von Willebrand; Willebrand; Erik von Willebrand.

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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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david_bruce

  • noun Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)
    Bruce; Sir David Bruce.

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william_harvey

  • noun English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657)
    Harvey.

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ent_man

  • noun a specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat
    otolaryngologist; rhinolaryngologist; ear-nose-and-throat doctor; otorhinolaryngologist.

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vet

  • noun a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
    veterinary surgeon; veterinary; veterinarian.
  • noun a person who has served in the armed forces
    veteran; ex-serviceman.

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country_doctor

  • noun a doctor who practices in the country (rather than in a city) usually remote from a modern hospital
    • do country doctors still make house calls?

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radiologist

  • noun a medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of disease
    radiotherapist.

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horse_doctor

  • noun a veterinarian who treats horses

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anesthetist

  • noun a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated
    anaesthetist; anesthesiologist.

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hakim

  • noun a Muslim ruler or governor or judge
  • noun a Muslim physician
    hakeem.

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william_gilbert

  • noun a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
    Sir William Gilbert; Gilbert; William S. Gilbert; William Schwenk Gilbert.
  • noun English court physician noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603)
    Gilbert.

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podiatrist

  • noun a specialist in care for the feet
    foot doctor; chiropodist.

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medical_intern

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; intern; interne.

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sawbones

  • noun a physician who specializes in surgery
    surgeon; operating surgeon.

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crohn

  • noun United States physician who specialized in diseases of the intestines; he was the first to describe regional ileitis which is now known as Crohn's disease (1884-1983)
    Burrill Bernard Crohn.

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ear_doctor

  • noun a physician who specializes in the ear and its diseases
    ear specialist; otologist.

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james_parkinson

  • noun English surgeon (1755-1824)
    Parkinson.

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gastroenterologist

  • noun a physician who specializes in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract

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psychiatrist

  • noun a physician who specializes in psychiatry
    head-shrinker; shrink.

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plastic_surgeon

  • noun a surgeon who beautifies the body (especially the face)
    cosmetic surgeon.

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erik_von_willebrand

  • noun Finnish physician who first described vascular hemophilia (1870-1949)
    E. A. von Willebrand; Erik Adolf von Willebrand; von Willebrand; Willebrand.

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pathologist

  • noun a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
    diagnostician.

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manson

  • noun Scottish physician who discovered that elephantiasis is spread by mosquitos and suggested that mosquitos also spread malaria (1844-1922)
    Sir Patrick Manson.

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hematologist

  • noun a doctor who specializes in diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
    haematologist.

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accoucheur

  • noun a physician specializing in obstetrics
    obstetrician.

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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orthopedist

  • noun a specialist in correcting deformities of the skeletal system (especially in children)
    orthopaedist.

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surgeon

  • noun a physician who specializes in surgery
    sawbones; operating surgeon.

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william_cowper

  • noun English surgeon who discovered Cowper's gland (1666-1709)
    Cowper.
  • noun English poet who wrote hymns and poetry about nature (1731-1800)
    Cowper.

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ophthalmologist

  • noun a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye
    oculist; eye doctor.

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operating_surgeon

  • noun a physician who specializes in surgery
    sawbones; surgeon.

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philippus_aureolus_paracelsus

  • noun Swiss physician who introduced treatments of particular illnesses based on his observation and experience; he saw illness as having an external cause (rather than an imbalance of humors) and replaced traditional remedies with chemical remedies (1493-1541)
    Theophrastus Philippus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim; Paracelsus.

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sydenham

  • noun English physician (1624-1689)
    Thomas Sydenham; English Hippocrates.

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beaumont

  • noun United States surgeon remembered for his studies of digestion (1785-1853)
    William Beaumont.
  • noun English dramatist who collaborated with John Fletcher (1584-1616)
    Francis Beaumont.

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mesmer

  • noun Austrian physician who tried to treat diseases with a form of hypnotism (1734-1815)
    Franz Anton Mesmer; Friedrich Anton Mesmer.

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eijkman

  • noun Dutch physician who discovered that beriberi is caused by a nutritional deficiency (1858-1930)
    Christiaan Eijkman.

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john_l._h._down

  • noun English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896)
    Down.

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nose

  • noun the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    olfactory organ.
    • he has a cold in the nose
  • noun a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
    • the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry

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anaesthetist

  • noun a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated
    anesthetist; anesthesiologist.

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sir_ronald_ross

  • noun British physician who discovered that mosquitos transmit malaria (1857-1932)
    Ross.

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foot_doctor

  • noun a specialist in care for the feet
    podiatrist; chiropodist.

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otologist

  • noun a physician who specializes in the ear and its diseases
    ear specialist; ear doctor.

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caspar_bartholin

  • noun Danish physician who discovered Bartholin's gland (1585-1629)
    Bartholin.

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proctologist

  • noun a doctor specializing in diseases of the rectum and anus

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robert_barany

  • noun Austrian physician who developed a rotational method for testing the middle ear (1876-1936)
    Barany.

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carrel

  • noun French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
    Alexis Carrel.
  • noun small individual study area in a library
    stall; cubicle; carrell.

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intern

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; medical intern; interne.
  • verb deprive of freedom
    • During WW II, Japanese were interned in camps in the West

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bartholin

  • noun Danish physician who discovered Bartholin's gland (1585-1629)
    Caspar Bartholin.

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paracelsus

  • noun Swiss physician who introduced treatments of particular illnesses based on his observation and experience; he saw illness as having an external cause (rather than an imbalance of humors) and replaced traditional remedies with chemical remedies (1493-1541)
    Philippus Aureolus Paracelsus; Theophrastus Philippus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim.

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resident_physician

  • noun a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital
    resident; house physician.
    • the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital

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ross

  • noun Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856)
    Sir John Ross; John Ross.
  • noun British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic; located the north magnetic pole in 1831; discovered the Ross Sea in Antarctica; nephew of Sir John Ross (1800-1862)
    James Clark Ross; Sir James Clark Ross.

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skin_doctor

  • noun a doctor who specializes in the physiology and pathology of the skin
    dermatologist.

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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allergic_reaction

  • noun hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergen; symptoms can vary greatly in intensity
    allergy.

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bruce

  • noun Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)
    David Bruce; Sir David Bruce.
  • noun king of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)
    Robert I; Robert the Bruce.

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ear-nose-and-throat_doctor

  • noun a specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat
    otolaryngologist; ENT man; rhinolaryngologist; otorhinolaryngologist.

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veterinary

  • noun a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
    veterinary surgeon; vet; veterinarian.
  • adjective of or relating to veterinarians or veterinary medicine

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reed

  • noun tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites
  • noun United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920)
    John Reed.

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veterinarian

  • noun a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
    veterinary surgeon; vet; veterinary.

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specialist

  • noun an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
    specializer; specialiser.
  • noun practices one branch of medicine
    medical specialist.

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rush

  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    hurry; haste; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    upsurge; spate; surge.

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degree

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; level.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; stage; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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family_doctor

  • noun a general practitioner who treats all the family members

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heart_specialist

  • noun a specialist in cardiology; a specialist in the structure and function and disorders of the heart
    cardiologist; heart surgeon.

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fallot

  • noun French physician who described cardiac anomalies including Fallot's tetralogy (1850-1911)
    Etienne-Louis Arthur Fallot.

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abul-walid_mohammed_ibn-ahmad_ibn-mohammed_ibn-roshd

  • noun Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198)
    Averroes; ibn-Roshd.

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neurosurgeon

  • noun someone who does surgery on the nervous system (especially the brain)
    brain surgeon.

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cosmetic_surgeon

  • noun a surgeon who beautifies the body (especially the face)
    plastic surgeon.

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specialism

  • noun the concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
  • noun the special line of work you have adopted as your career
    speciality; specialisation; specialization; specialty.
    • his specialization is gastroenterology

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diagnostician

  • noun a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
    pathologist.

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veterinary_surgeon

  • noun a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
    vet; veterinary; veterinarian.

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hodgkin

  • noun English physician who first described Hodgkin's disease (1798-1866)
    Thomas Hodgkin.
  • noun English chemist (born in Egypt) who used crystallography to study the structure of organic compounds (1910-1994)
    Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin; Dorothy Hodgkin.

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interne

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; intern; medical intern.

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care

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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quack

  • noun an untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice
  • noun the harsh sound of a duck

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reaction

  • noun (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
    chemical reaction.
    • there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water
  • noun an idea evoked by some experience
    • his reaction to the news was to start planning what to do

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joseph_lister

  • noun English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)
    Baron Lister; Lister.

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doctor's_degree

  • noun one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university
    doctorate.

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shrink

  • noun a physician who specializes in psychiatry
    head-shrinker; psychiatrist.
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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parkinson

  • noun English surgeon (1755-1824)
    James Parkinson.
  • noun British historian noted for ridicule of bureaucracies (1909-1993)
    Cyril Northcote Parkinson; C. Northcote Parkinson.

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thomas_hodgkin

  • noun English physician who first described Hodgkin's disease (1798-1866)
    Hodgkin.

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pediatrist

  • noun a specialist in the care of babies
    baby doctor; pediatrician; paediatrician.

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pediatrician

  • noun a specialist in the care of babies
    baby doctor; pediatrist; paediatrician.

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klinefelter

  • noun United States physician who first described the XXY-syndrome (born in 1912)
    Harry Fitch Kleinfelter; Harry F. Klinefelter.

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operating

  • adjective involved in a kind of operation
    • the operating conditions of the oxidation pond
  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    operate; run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan

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huntington

  • noun United States physician who first described Huntington's chorea
    George Huntington.
  • noun American revolutionary leader who signed the Declaration of Independence and was president of the Continental Congress (1731-1796)
    Samuel Huntington.

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cowper

  • noun English surgeon who discovered Cowper's gland (1666-1709)
    William Cowper.
  • noun English poet who wrote hymns and poetry about nature (1731-1800)
    William Cowper.

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michael_ellis_de_bakey

  • noun United States heart surgeon who in 1966 implanted the first artificial heart in a human patient (born in 1908)
    De Bakey.

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jenner

  • noun English physician who pioneered vaccination; Jenner inoculated people with small amounts of cowpox to prevent them from getting smallpox (1749-1823)
    Edward Jenner.

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oculist

  • noun a person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses
    optometrist.
  • noun a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye
    ophthalmologist; eye doctor.

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shaw

  • noun United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band (1910-2004)
    Arthur Jacob Arshawsky; Artie Shaw.
  • noun United States humorist who wrote about rural life (1818-1885)
    Henry Wheeler Shaw; Josh Billings.

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family

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; menage; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home
  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family unit.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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harvey

  • noun English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657)
    William Harvey.

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abortionist

  • noun a person (who should be a doctor) who terminates pregnancies

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etienne-louis_arthur_fallot

  • noun French physician who described cardiac anomalies including Fallot's tetralogy (1850-1911)
    Fallot.

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cosmetic

  • noun a toiletry designed to beautify the body
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; ornamental.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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eye_doctor

  • noun a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye
    ophthalmologist; oculist.

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diplomate

  • noun medical specialist whose competence has been certified by a diploma granted by an appropriate professional group

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lister

  • noun English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)
    Joseph Lister; Baron Lister.
  • noun assessor who makes out the tax lists

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sir_patrick_manson

  • noun Scottish physician who discovered that elephantiasis is spread by mosquitos and suggested that mosquitos also spread malaria (1844-1922)
    Manson.

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surname

  • noun the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)
    last name; family name; cognomen.

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gilbert

  • noun a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns
    Gb; Gi.
  • noun a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
    William Gilbert; Sir William Gilbert; William S. Gilbert; William Schwenk Gilbert.

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alexis_carrel

  • noun French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
    Carrel.

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william_crawford_gorgas

  • noun United States Army surgeon who suppressed yellow fever in Havana and in the Panama Canal Zone (1854-1920)
    Gorgas.

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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theophrastus_philippus_aureolus_bombastus_von_hohenheim

  • noun Swiss physician who introduced treatments of particular illnesses based on his observation and experience; he saw illness as having an external cause (rather than an imbalance of humors) and replaced traditional remedies with chemical remedies (1493-1541)
    Philippus Aureolus Paracelsus; Paracelsus.

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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von_willebrand

  • noun Finnish physician who first described vascular hemophilia (1870-1949)
    E. A. von Willebrand; Erik Adolf von Willebrand; Willebrand; Erik von Willebrand.

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william_beaumont

  • noun United States surgeon remembered for his studies of digestion (1785-1853)
    Beaumont.

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franz_anton_mesmer

  • noun Austrian physician who tried to treat diseases with a form of hypnotism (1734-1815)
    Mesmer; Friedrich Anton Mesmer.

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woman's_doctor

  • noun a specialist in gynecology
    gynaecologist; gynecologist.

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orthopaedist

  • noun a specialist in correcting deformities of the skeletal system (especially in children)
    orthopedist.

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averroes

  • noun Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198)
    Abul-Walid Mohammed ibn-Ahmad Ibn-Mohammed ibn-Roshd; ibn-Roshd.

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willebrand

  • noun Finnish physician who first described vascular hemophilia (1870-1949)
    E. A. von Willebrand; Erik Adolf von Willebrand; von Willebrand; Erik von Willebrand.

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plastic

  • noun generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
  • noun a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    charge plate; charge card; credit card.
    • do you take plastic?

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burrill_bernard_crohn

  • noun United States physician who specialized in diseases of the intestines; he was the first to describe regional ileitis which is now known as Crohn's disease (1884-1983)
    Crohn.

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simpson

  • noun United States divorcee whose marriage to Edward VIII created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication
    Duchess of Windsor; Wallis Warfield Windsor; Mrs. Simpson; Wallis Warfield Simpson.
  • noun Scottish obstetrician and surgeon who pioneered in the use of ether and discovered the anesthetic effects of chloroform (1811-1870)
    Sir James Young Simpson.

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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otolaryngologist

  • noun a specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat
    ENT man; rhinolaryngologist; ear-nose-and-throat doctor; otorhinolaryngologist.

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sir_david_bruce

  • noun Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)
    Bruce; David Bruce.

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sir_james_young_simpson

  • noun Scottish obstetrician and surgeon who pioneered in the use of ether and discovered the anesthetic effects of chloroform (1811-1870)
    Simpson.

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houseman

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    intern; medical intern; interne.

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allergic

  • adjective characterized by or caused by allergy
    • an allergic reaction
  • adjective satellite having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)
    supersensitized; hypersensitive; supersensitive; sensitised; hypersensitized; sensitized; supersensitised; hypersensitised.
    • allergic children
    • hypersensitive to pollen

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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amputator

  • noun a surgeon who removes part or all of a limb

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avicenna

  • noun Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)
    Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina; ibn-Sina.

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allergist

  • noun a physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies

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specialty

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; long suit; forte; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun a distinguishing trait
    peculiarity; distinctiveness; speciality; specialness.

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ear_specialist

  • noun a physician who specializes in the ear and its diseases
    ear doctor; otologist.

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brain_doctor

  • noun a medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it
    neurologist.

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roget

  • noun English physician who in retirement compiled a well-known thesaurus (1779-1869)
    Peter Mark Roget.

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medico

  • noun a student in medical school
    medical student.
  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; physician; doc; doctor; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor

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general_practitioner

  • noun a physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses
    GP.

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de_bakey

  • noun United States heart surgeon who in 1966 implanted the first artificial heart in a human patient (born in 1908)
    Michael Ellis De Bakey.

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endocrinologist

  • noun physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the endocrine system

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dermatologist

  • noun a doctor who specializes in the physiology and pathology of the skin
    skin doctor.

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baby

  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    infant; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different
  • noun the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
    • the baby of the family
    • the baby of the Supreme Court

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ear

  • noun the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
  • noun good hearing
    • he had a keen ear
    • a good ear for pitch

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gorgas

  • noun United States Army surgeon who suppressed yellow fever in Havana and in the Panama Canal Zone (1854-1920)
    William Crawford Gorgas.

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walter_reed

  • noun United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902)
    Reed.

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physician

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; doc; doctor; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor

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anna_howard_shaw

  • noun United States physician and suffragist (1847-1919)
    Shaw.

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aletta_jacobs

  • noun Dutch physician who opened the first birth control clinic in the world in Amsterdam (1854-1929)
    Jacobs.

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ibn

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abu_ali_al-husain_ibn_abdallah_ibn_sina

  • noun Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)
    ibn-Sina; Avicenna.

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abortion

  • noun termination of pregnancy
  • noun failure of a plan
    miscarriage.

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ibn-sina

  • noun Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)
    Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina; Avicenna.

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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christiaan_eijkman

  • noun Dutch physician who discovered that beriberi is caused by a nutritional deficiency (1858-1930)
    Eijkman.

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rhinolaryngologist

  • noun a specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat
    otolaryngologist; ENT man; ear-nose-and-throat doctor; otorhinolaryngologist.

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medical_specialist

  • noun practices one branch of medicine
    specialist.

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baron_lister

  • noun English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)
    Joseph Lister; Lister.

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doctorate

  • noun one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university
    doctor's degree.

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radiotherapist

  • noun a medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of disease
    radiologist.

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baby_doctor

  • noun a specialist in the care of babies
    pediatrist; pediatrician; paediatrician.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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jacobs

  • noun English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943)
    William Wymark Jacobs; W. W. Jacobs.
  • noun United States writer and critic of urban planning (born in 1916)
    Jane Jacobs.

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albert_schweitzer

  • noun French philosopher and physician and organist who spent most of his life as a medical missionary in Gabon (1875-1965)
    Schweitzer.

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brain_surgeon

  • noun someone who does surgery on the nervous system (especially the brain)
    neurosurgeon.

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speciality

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; strong point; specialty; long suit; forte; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun a distinguishing trait
    peculiarity; distinctiveness; specialty; specialness.

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resident

  • noun someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
    occupier; occupant.
  • noun a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital
    house physician; resident physician.
    • the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital

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von

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angiologist

  • noun a physician who specializes in angiology

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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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throat

  • noun the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone
    pharynx.
  • noun an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep

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harry_fitch_kleinfelter

  • noun United States physician who first described the XXY-syndrome (born in 1912)
    Klinefelter; Harry F. Klinefelter.

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e._a._von_willebrand

  • noun Finnish physician who first described vascular hemophilia (1870-1949)
    Erik Adolf von Willebrand; von Willebrand; Willebrand; Erik von Willebrand.

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angiology

  • noun the branch of medical science that studies the blood and lymph vessels and their disorders

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otorhinolaryngologist

  • noun a specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat
    otolaryngologist; ENT man; rhinolaryngologist; ear-nose-and-throat doctor.

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benjamin_rush

  • noun physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813)
    Rush.

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specialization

  • noun the act of specializing; making something suitable for a special purpose
    specialisation.
  • noun the special line of work you have adopted as your career
    speciality; specialism; specialisation; specialty.
    • his specialization is gastroenterology

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doctor

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching
    Doctor of the Church.
    • the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages

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head-shrinker

  • noun a physician who specializes in psychiatry
    shrink; psychiatrist.
  • noun a savage who cuts off and preserves the heads of enemies as trophies
    headhunter.

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anesthesiologist

  • noun a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated
    anesthetist; anaesthetist.

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specialisation

  • noun (biology) the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function
    differentiation; specialization.
    • cell differentiation in the developing embryo
  • noun the act of specializing; making something suitable for a special purpose
    specialization.

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chiropodist

  • noun a specialist in care for the feet
    podiatrist; foot doctor.

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primary_care_physician

  • noun the physician who provides primary care
    • the primary care physician acts as a gatekeeper to the medical system

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shrink

  • noun a physician who specializes in psychiatry
    head-shrinker; psychiatrist.
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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kleinfelder

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english_hippocrates

  • noun English physician (1624-1689)
    Sydenham; Thomas Sydenham.

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barany

  • noun Austrian physician who developed a rotational method for testing the middle ear (1876-1936)
    Robert Barany.

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gastroenterology

  • noun the branch of medicine that studies the gastrointestinal tract and its diseases

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haematologist

  • noun a doctor who specializes in diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
    hematologist.

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variant

  • noun an event that departs from expectations
    variance; discrepancy.
  • noun (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
    strain; var.; form.
    • a new strain of microorganisms

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ibn-roshd

  • noun Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198)
    Abul-Walid Mohammed ibn-Ahmad Ibn-Mohammed ibn-Roshd; Averroes.

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neurologist

  • noun a medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it
    brain doctor.

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extern

  • noun a nonresident doctor or medical student; connected with a hospital but not living there
    medical extern.

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clemence_sophia_harned_lozier

  • noun United States physician who in 1863 founded a medical school for women (1813-1888)
    Lozier.

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paediatrician

  • noun a specialist in the care of babies
    baby doctor; pediatrist; pediatrician.

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friedrich_anton_mesmer

  • noun Austrian physician who tried to treat diseases with a form of hypnotism (1734-1815)
    Mesmer; Franz Anton Mesmer.

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schweitzer

  • noun French philosopher and physician and organist who spent most of his life as a medical missionary in Gabon (1875-1965)
    Albert Schweitzer.

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doc

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doctor; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
    Commerce; Commerce Department; Department of Commerce.

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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thomas_sydenham

  • noun English physician (1624-1689)
    Sydenham; English Hippocrates.

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george_huntington

  • noun United States physician who first described Huntington's chorea
    Huntington.

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gynaecologist

  • noun a specialist in gynecology
    woman's doctor; gynecologist.

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medical_extern

  • noun a nonresident doctor or medical student; connected with a hospital but not living there
    extern.

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gynecologist

  • noun a specialist in gynecology
    gynaecologist; woman's doctor.

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heart_surgeon

  • noun a specialist in cardiology; a specialist in the structure and function and disorders of the heart
    heart specialist; cardiologist.

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