Definition of medical officer in English:

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medical officer


A doctor in charge of the health services of a civilian or military authority or other organization.
Example sentences
  • During the second world war he served with the Royal Army Medical Corps as medical officer to a field ambulance.
  • When he left India he worked as a civilian medical officer for the Royal Air Force until 1982.
  • Medical examinations and record reviews by local authority medical officers were conducted at ages 7 and 16 years.

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