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a practicing physician who specializes in treating the general medical needs of the whole family
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family practitioner - Medical Definition
noun Abbr. FPThe American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
See family physician.