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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Médico especializado en fisioterapia y rehabilitación

Physiatrist (fih-ZY-uh-trist)
A doctor who specializes in physical medicine (the prevention and treatment of disease or injury with physical methods, such as exercise and machines). Also called physical medicine specialist.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.