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Noun: Dr.
  1. A licensed medical practitioner
    "I felt so bad I went to see my Dr.";
    - doctor, doc, physician, MD, medico
     
  2. A person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution
    "she is a Dr. of philosophy in physics";
    - doctor

Type of: bookman, medic, medical man, medical practitioner, scholar, scholarly person, student

Part of: doctor-patient relation