Definition of internist noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪnˈtɜːnɪst//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtɜːrnɪst//
(North American English)
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a doctor who is a specialist in the treatment of diseases of the organs inside the body and who does not usually do medical operations Consult an internist if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms: … Word Originearly 20th cent.: from internal + -ist.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: internist