doctor

People learned to be doctors (medici) in either army hospitals or medical schools. There was no formal training, but apprentices learnt by watching doctors already in practice. Most were men. Physicians and surgeons were sometimes slaves, but more often were foreigners (most often, Greeks) or freedmen. In 46 BC Julius Caesar gave Roman citizenship …...

doctor

  1. a licensed medical practitioner
  2. a leading theologian in the history of the Roman Catholic Church
  3. a person who holds Ph.D. degree from an academic institution

doctor

(from the article `bioethics`) The issues studied in bioethics can be grouped into several categories. One category concerns the relationship between doctor and patient, including ... Problems with drug interactions can occur when a patient is being treated by different physicians, and one physician is not aware of the drug(s) that ... ...
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doctor

(from the article `degree`) ...held by his masters. The holder of the bachelor`s degree had thus completed the first stage of academic life and was enabled to proceed with a ...
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Doctor

(Latin) teacher.
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doctor

[n] - a leading theologian in the history of the Roman Catholic Church 2. [n] - a person who holds Ph.D. degree from an academic institution 3. [n] - a licensed medical practitioner 4. [n] - children take the roles of doctor or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the doctor`s office 5. [v] - give medical treatment to
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Doctor

• (v. t.) To confer a doctorate upon; to make a doctor. • (v. i.) To practice physic. • (v. t.) To treat as a physician does; to apply remedies to; to repair; as, to doctor a sick man or a broken cart. • (n.) A teacher; one skilled in a profession, or branch of knowledge learned man. • (n.) An academical title, originally m...
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doctor

doctor up verb alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive; `Sophisticate rose water with geraniol`
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doctor

noun children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician`s office; `the children explored each other`s bodies by playing the game of doctor`
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Doctor

[Doctor Who] rect 0 198 124 396 Peter Davison (Fifth Doctor) rect 124 198 248 396 Colin Baker (Sixth Doctor) rect 248 198 372 396 Sylvester McCoy (Seventh Doctor) rect 372 198 496 396 Paul McGann (Eighth Doctor) By 2013, the character has been played by twelve actors and the transition from each succeeding actor explained within the narrati...
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Doctor

[title] Doctor, as a title, originates from the Latin word of the same spelling. The word is originally an agentive noun of the Latin verb docēre dɔˈkeːrɛ `to teach`. It has been used as an honored academic title for over a millennium in Europe, where it dates back to the rise of the first universities. This use spread to the Americas,...
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Doctor

Doc'tor intransitive verb To practice physic. [ Colloq.]
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Doctor

Doc'tor noun [ Old French doctur , Latin doctor , teacher, from docere to teach. See Docile .] 1. A teacher; one skilled in a profession, or branch of knowledge; a learned man. [ Obsolete] « One of the doctors of Italy, Nicholas Macciavel.» ...
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Doctor

Doc'tor transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Doctored ; present participle & verbal noun Doctoring .] 1. To treat as a physician does; to apply remedies to; to repair; as, to doctor a sick man or a broken cart. [ C...
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Doctor

1. A cooling sea breeze in the Tropics. 2. See HARMATTAN. 3. The strong SE wind which blows on the south African coast. Usually called CAPE DOCTOR.
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doctor

1. A teacher; one skilled in a profession, or branch of knowledge learned man. 'One of the doctors of Italy, Nicholas Macciavel.' (Bacon) ... 2. An academical title, originally meaning a men so well versed in his department as to be qualified to teach it. Hence: One who has taken the highest degree conferred by a university or college, or has recei...
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Doctor

Doctor is a term literally signifying teacher. In the middle ages, from the twelfth century, it came into use as a title of honour for men of great learning, such as Thomas Aquinas (Doctor Angelicus), Duns Scotus (Doctor Subtilis), etc. It was first made an academical title by the University of Bologna, and emperors and popes soon afterwards assume...
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Doctor

Doctor is slang for to tamper with and arrange for one's own purposes; to falsify; to adulterate.
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Doctor

Doctor: In a medical context, any medical professional with an MD, a PhD, or any other doctoral degree. The term doctor is quite nonspecific. A doctor may, for example, be a physician, psychologist, biomedical scientist, dentist, or veterinarian. In a nonmedical context, a professor of history might be addressed as doctor, an eminent theologian mig...
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Doctor

He who is officially recognized for his ability to teach. In the Church, the first teachers are the bishops
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Doctor

Instructor.
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doctor

Latin, meaning: teacher.
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doctor

teacher.
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doctor

Type: Term Pronunciation: dok′tŏr Definitions: 1. A title conferred by a university on one who has followed a prescribed course of study, or given as a title of distinction; as doctor of medicine, laws, philosophy, etc. 2. A physician, especially one on whom has been conferred the degree of M.D. by a university or medical school. &...
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