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physiatrist

 [fiz″e-at´rist]
a physician who specializes in physiatry.

phys·i·a·trist

(fiz-ī'ă-trist),
A physician who specializes in physical medicine.

physiatrist

/phys·iat·rist/ (-trist) a physician who specializes in physiatry.

physiatrist

(fĭz′ē-ăt′rĭst, fĭ-zī′ə-trĭst)
n.
1. A physician who specializes in physical medicine.
2. A health care professional who administers physical therapy; a physical therapist.

physiatrist

[fiz′ē·at′rist]
a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation who has been certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation after completing residency and other requirements.

physiatrist

A physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation, who restore optimal function to people with injuries to the muscles, bones, tissues, and nervous system–eg, stroke victims. Cf Physical therapist.

phys·i·a·trist

(fiz-ī'ă-trist)
A physician who specializes in the areas of physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Physiatrist

A physician who specializes in physical medicine.
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