Clinician Definition

klĭ-nĭshən
clinicians
noun
A health professional, such as a physician, psychologist, or nurse, who is directly involved in patient care, as distinguished from one who does only research or administrative work.
American Heritage Medicine
An expert in or practitioner of clinical medicine, psychology, etc.
Webster's New World

A healthcare provider working in a clinic or hospital.

Wiktionary

A medical resident working as an intern in a clinic or hospital during clinical rotations.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Clinician

Noun

Singular:
clinician
Plural:
clinicians

Origin of Clinician

  • French clinicien from clinique clinic clinic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French clinicien

    From Wiktionary

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