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Meaning of "general practitioner" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GENERAL PRACTITIONER

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GENERAL PRACTITIONER

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preposition
conjunction
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General practitioner is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GENERAL PRACTITIONER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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General practitioner

A general practitioner is a medical practitioner who treats acute and chronic illnesses and provides preventive care and health education to patients. General practitioners intend to practise a holistic approach that takes into consideration the biological, psychological and social factors relevant to the care of their patients. Their duties are not confined to specific organs of the body, and they have particular skills in treating people with multiple health issues. They are trained to treat patients of any age and sex to levels of complexity that vary between countries. The role of a GP can vary greatly between countries. In urban areas of developed countries their roles tend to be narrower and focused on the care of chronic health problems; the treatment of acute non-life-threatening diseases; the early detection and referral to specialized care of patients with serious diseases; and preventative care including health education and immunization.

Definition of general practitioner in the English dictionary

The definition of general practitioner in the dictionary is a physician who does not specialize but has a medical practice in which he deals with all illnesses Informal name: family doctor, GP.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GENERAL PRACTITIONER

general medicine
general meeting
general officer
General Officer Commanding
general paralysis of the insane
general paresis
general partnership
General Post Office
general power of appointment
general practice
general public
general science
General Secretary
general semantics
general servant
general shop
general staff
general store
general strike

WORDS THAT END LIKE GENERAL PRACTITIONER

actioner
air-conditioner
commissioner
conditioner
executioner
family practitioner
hair conditioner
high commissioner
medical practitioner
motioner
nurse practitioner
pensioner
petitioner
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questioner
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stationer
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toner
versioner
visioner

Synonyms and antonyms of general practitioner in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «general practitioner» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GENERAL PRACTITIONER

Find out the translation of general practitioner to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of general practitioner from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «general practitioner» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

全科医生
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

médico general
570 millions of speakers

English

general practitioner
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

साधारण चिकित्सक
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

ممارس عام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

врач общей практики
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

clínico geral
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাধারণ অনুশীলনকারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

médecin généraliste
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengamal am
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Arzt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

一般開業医
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

일반의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Praktisi umum
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

chuyên môn về nội khoa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பொது மருத்துவர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सामान्य चिकित्सक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pratisyen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

medico generico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

lekarz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

лікар загальної практики
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

medic generalist
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

γενικό γιατρό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

algemene praktisyn
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

allmänläkare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

allmennlege
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of general practitioner

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GENERAL PRACTITIONER»

The term «general practitioner» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.468 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GENERAL PRACTITIONER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about general practitioner

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GENERAL PRACTITIONER»

Discover the use of general practitioner in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to general practitioner and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Veterinary Dentistry for the General Practitioner2: ...
This practical clinical manual provides everything the veterinary practitioner needs to know about small animal dental disease commonly seen in practice.
Cecilia Gorrel, Susanne Andersson, Leen Verhaert, 2013
2
Demystifying Schizophrenia for the General Practitioner
This book includes criteria for diagnosing schizophrenia based on the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM). Special emphasis is placed on differential diagnosis, co-morbidities, medications, and additional treatment options.
Steven Siegel, LaRiena Ralph, 2010
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Oxford Handbook of General Practice
The Oxford Handbook of General Practice is an essential lifeline for the busy GP. It includes hands-on advice to help with any day-to-day problems which might arise in general practice.
Chantal Simon, Hazel Everitt, Francoise van Dorp, 2014
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Music Law for the General Practitioner
Music Law for the General Practitioner provides lawyers with comprehensive information on the business and legal topics that are likely to be encountered when representing a musical talent, producer, or consumer.
Thomas R. Leavens, Heather Ryan Liberman, 2014
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HIPAA for the general practitioner
When HIPAA became law in 1996, the move already had begun from a paper-based patient data system to an electronic one.
Melanie D. Bragg, American Bar Association. General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division, 2009
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A General Practitioner's Guide to Genitourinary Medicine and ...
Any general practitioner developing an interest in the GU diseases in his or her practice will find microscopy speeds diagnosis or makes reassurance more compelling. Indeed, 1 \ % of the sample in the 4th National Morbidity Study consulted ...
Chris Sonnex, 1996
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A Text-book of Gynecology: Designed for the Student and ...
The book will fill the need of a textbook for students that is systematic in its arrangement, concise in its details, and cover the entire list of diseases comprehended by the term
C. Cowperthwaite, 2001
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A Textbook of General Practice 3E
New features in this edition include improved organization, "red flag" pointers to serious illnesses, and SBA-style self assessment questions.
Anne Stephenson, 2011
9
International Labour Conventions and Recommendations
Complete diagnostic and treatment facilities, including laboratory and X-ray services, should be available to the general practitioner, and all specialist advice and care, as well as nursing, maternity, pharmaceutical and other auxiliary services, ...
‎1996
10
Critical Decisions in Periodontology
In any event, when premature referrals are made, the general practitioner, specialist, and patient all lose. The general practitioner should always refer the patient to two specialists. If the patient does not like the first specialist's treatment  ...
Walter B. Hall, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GENERAL PRACTITIONER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term general practitioner is used in the context of the following news items.
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Time to take cover: There's something lurking in monsoon rainwater
Gupta's general practitioner, Dr Haresh Godia, suspects that she got the infection through contact with contaminated water. "Through the rest of ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
2
1/10 doctors admit taking part in assisted death - survey - National …
The fax poll, conducted by the New Zealand Doctor magazine and IMS FaxHealth, found 11.8 per cent of the General Practitioner (GPs) ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
3
Memorial Held for Loretto R. Auvil, M.D. - WTAP
She was a general practitioner and performed tasks in many fields. The memorial will consist of several speakers and musicians, all paying ... «The News Center, Jul 15»
4
Red-Headed UK Teen Barred from Her Flight - In Other News …
... Wain was healthy enough to travel, forcing the Scottish family to obtain a letter from the teen's general practitioner moments before take-off. «Arutz Sheva, Jul 15»
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It's a family affair for new LaGrange doctor - LaGrange Daily News …
Dr. Cecil Major, Ralston's grandfather, was a general practitioner with Clark Holder Clinic on Smith Street. He was known to see up to 100 ... «LaGrange Daily News, Jul 15»
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eHealth aims to ensure medical efficiency - Business - spectator …
His general practitioner prepares a diagnosis and then, without a referral slip to a specialist or a pharmacy prescription, the patient moves on to ... «The Slovak Spectator, Jul 15»
7
The epidemiology of symptomatic midfoot osteoarthritis in …
In the previous 12Â months, the proportions consulting a general practitioner, physiotherapist or podiatrist/chiropodist about foot pain were ... «7thSpace Interactive, Jul 15»
8
Patients speak on chiropractic care... - News - JamaicaObserver.com
I became ill two months ago and fortunately, my general practitioner recommended chiropractic care as she herself had benefited from ... «Jamaica Observer, Jul 15»
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tehran times : The new age terrorists: How Wahhabis have taken …
... at our General Practitioner's system, at work, at school. After some weeks, our neighbour and his Wahhabi group trespassed into our property ... «Tehran Times, Jul 15»
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'Ex-cop plotted to kill wife 3 times'
His general practitioner, Dr Avinash Ramkissoon, told the court that medical facilities at Westville Prison would not be adequate if he needed ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»

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