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Definition of Ph.D.

Ph.D.: Doctor of Philosophy. (From the New Latin, philosophize doctor). Ph.D.'s are involved in clinical care (as in clinical psychology), biomedical research, health administration and other areas in medicine.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

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