medician

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps a blend of medic and physician.

Noun[edit]

medician (plural medicians)

  1. (chiefly in science fiction) A physician, a medical doctor; a medic.
    • 2008, Andrew Peterson, On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness:
      During the Second Epoch, Tombilly, Chief of Ban Rona in the Green Hollows, fell ill to a malady for which the medicians of the Hollows could find no cure.
    • 2008, R. Nicholas et al., Identification of Relevant Knowledge for Characterizing the Melanoma Domain, in the report of the 2nd International Workshop on Practical Applications of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, page 58:
      We have also the target of obtaining a good ontological description that allows a better use of CBR techniques to aid medicians in diagnostic accuracy.