HyperDic: health_professional

English > 1 sense of the expression health professional:
NOUNperson health professional, primary care provider, PCP, health care provider, caregivera person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
English > health professional: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability.
Synonymsprimary care provider, PCP, health care provider, caregiver
Member ofhealth professionThe body of individuals whose work helps to maintain the health of their clients
Narrowerbonesettersomeone (not necessarily a licensed physician) who sets broken bones
electrologistsomeone skilled in the use of electricity to remove moles or warts or hair roots
medical assistantA person trained to assist medical professionals
medical practitioner, medical mansomeone who practices medicine
nurseOne skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
pharmacist, druggist, chemist, apothecary, pill pusher, pill rollerA health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
Broaderprofessional, professional personA person engaged in one of the learned professions
Spanishprofesional de la salud, profesional sanitario, sanitario
Catalanprofessional sanitari, sanitari

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