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physiatrist

 [fiz″e-at´rist]
a physician who specializes in physiatry.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

phys·i·a·trist

(fiz-ī'ă-trist),
A physician who specializes in physical medicine.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

phys·i·a·trist

(fiz-ī'ă-trist)
A physician who specializes in the areas of physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Physiatrist

A physician who specializes in physical medicine.
Mentioned in: Rehabilitation
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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