Definition of medical practitioner in English:

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medical practitioner

Pronunciation: /ˈˌmedəkəl prakˈtiSH(ə)nər/

noun

A physician or surgeon.
Example sentences
  • It also extends, where relevant, to medical practitioners and health practitioners generally as well as to hospital authorities.
  • It is to remove medical practitioners from the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Bill.
  • The biomedical scientists and medical practitioners would have liked greater technical details.

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Syllabification: med·i·cal prac·ti·tion·er

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