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[L. doctor, teacher]
1. The recipient of an advanced degree, e.g., doctor of medicine (MD), doctor of osteopathy (DO), doctor of philosophy (PhD), doctor of science (DSc), doctor of nursing science (DNS), doctor of dental medicine (DMD), doctor of education (EdD), or doctor of divinity (DD).
2. One who, after graduating from a medical, veterinary, or dental school, successfully passes an examination and is licensed by a state government to practice medicine, veterinary medicine, or dentistry.
SEE: optometry; SEE: osteopathy
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Doctor." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731452/all/doctor.
Doctor. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731452/all/doctor. Accessed October 15, 2019.
Doctor. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731452/all/doctor
Doctor [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 15]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731452/all/doctor.
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