1. [ noun ] (education) a person who holds Ph.D. degree from an academic institution
Synonyms: doctor

"she is a doctor of philosophy in physics"

Related terms: scholar
2. [ noun ] (medicine,work) a licensed medical practitioner
Synonyms: doctor physician MD medico doc

"I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"

Related terms: medical_practitioner quack surgeon veterinarian intern specialist extern down christiaan_eijkman burrill_bernard_crohn GP hodgkin allergist abortionist ross albert_schweitzer simpson etienne-louis_arthur_fallot gilbert harvey edward_jenner bartholin aletta_jacobs harry_f._klinefelter clemence_sophia_harned_lozier gastroenterologist house_physician franz_anton_mesmer manson paracelsus peter_mark_roget benjamin_rush bruce anna_howard_shaw barany sydenham e._a._von_willebrand hakeem angiologist primary_care_physician abul-walid_mohammed_ibn-ahmad_ibn-mohammed_ibn-roshd abu_ali_al-husain_ibn_abdallah_ibn_sina doctor-patient_relation
Similar spelling:   dry