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[in-tur-nist, in-tur-nist] /ˈɪn tɜr nɪst, ɪnˈtɜr nɪst/

a physician specializing in the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases, especially of adults.
/ˈɪntɜːnɪst; ɪnˈtɜːnɪst/
noun (mainly US)
a physician who specializes in internal medicine

1904, American English, from internal medicine + -ist.

internist in·ter·nist (ĭn-tûr’nĭst)
A physician specializing in internal medicine.


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