Definition of "physician" []

  • A person licensed to practice medicine; a medical doctor. (noun)
  • A person who practices general medicine as distinct from surgery. (noun)
  • A person who heals or exerts a healing influence. (noun)
  • A person legally qualified to practise medicine, esp one specializing in areas of treatment other than surgery; doctor of medicine (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Any person who treats diseases; healer (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "physician" in a sentence
  • "Ryan Mascio, a second-year medical resident, said he came to celebrate with Ashley because being a physician is about more than diagnosing and dosing."
  • "Another challenge for the physician is the tradition of personal referral."
  • "If your physician is a medical professional licensed in your state, then ask him or her to set up an account with Nutrasource Diagnostic Inc. at?????????"