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doctor n (medical professional)doctor n
 médico nm
 Doctor Jones is a thoracic surgeon.
 El doctor Jones es un cirujano torácico.
 * Si sigues teniendo fiebre deberíamos llamar al médico.
doctor n (holder of a doctoral degree)doctor n
 Dr. Molineu has a PhD in political science.
 El Dr. Molineu tiene un doctorado en ciencias políticas.
doctor vtr (falsify) modificaralterar vtr
 líquidos, composiciónadulterar vtr
 documentmanipular vtr
 The defendant was accused of doctoring the evidence before the police took it away.
 Se presentaron cargos contra el acusado por alterar las pruebas antes de que la policía se las llevara.
 
Additional Translations
doctor, Dr. n (term of address)doctor n
 forma escrita usualDr. abr
 Hello, Dr. Smith, have you met Rev Jones?
 Hola, Doctor Smith ¿Ha visto al Reverendo Jones?
doctor n slang ([sb] who repairs)técnico, reparador n
 The computer doctor came by and fixed the problem.
 El técnico en computadoras vino y arregló el problema.
doctor vi (act as a doctor)practicar vtr
 He has been doctoring for three years now.
 Hace tres años que practica la medicina.
doctor vtr (treat medically)tratar vtr
 He doctored the patient back to full health.
 Trató al paciente hasta que recuperó la salud.
doctor vtr (fix)arreglar, reparar vtr
 Try to doctor that device into working again by noon.
 Intenta arreglar el aparato para que funcione de nuevo antes del mediodía.
doctor vtr (alter)modificar vtr
 Let me doctor the display a little to make it appear better.
 Permíteme modificar un poco la presentación para darle un mejor aspecto.
doctor vtr UK (castrate)castrar vtr
 Yes, we need to get our two dogs doctored soon.
 Si, tenemos que castrar a nuestros dos perros cuanto antes.
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Dr n abbr (title: Doctor) doctorDr. abrev
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doc n abbr, informal (doctor) doctordr. abrev
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attending doctor n (physician in charge of a case)médico responsable nm
Note: In the US more often called the "attending physician"
 The attending doctor is in charge of the interns and resident physicians.
 El medico responsable del caso le pidió al residente que elaborara la historia clínica del paciente.
beauty doctor n ([sb] who performs cosmetic treatments)esteticista n
 doctor de belleza, doctor en belleza loc nom
company doctor nmédico de empresa nm
doctor blade n (tool used in printing)racleta nf
Doctor of Philosophy n grado académicodoctor en filosofía
doctor's appointment n (scheduled medical consultation)turno con el médico nf
 I have a doctor's appointment tomorrow, and a dentist appointment the day after.
 Para conseguir un turno con el médico general tuve que esperar cuatro meses.
 cita con el médico nf
 Me he hecho daño en la rodilla, así que voy a pedir cita con el médico.
 famhora con el médico nf
 ¿Para cuándo te dieron la hora con el médico?
doctor's degree doctorado n
doctor's office n US (doctor's surgery)consulta médica, doctor nf
 I went to the doctor's office to get a prostate exam.
 Fui (al doctor|a la consulta médica) a solicitar un examen a la próstata.
 Argentina, coloqconsultorio del doctor nm
 Fui al consultorio del doctor para que me revise la rodilla.
doctor's surgery, US: doctor's office n UK (general practitioner's office)consultorio nm
doctor's visit n (scheduled medical appointment)cita con el médico, consulta con el médico loc nom f
doctor’s note n GBbaja médica
doctor’s note nexcusa médica
eye doctor n (ophthalmologist)oftalmólogo nm
 oculista nm
flying doctor n que se traslada en aviónmédico rural nm
flying doctor nmédico que se traslada en avión nm
foot doctor n (podiatrist: doctor whose specialization is feet)podólogo/a n
 I went to the foot doctor to have my bunions removed.
head doctor n (chief medical officer)jefe de departamento nm
 Mr Smith was the head doctor at the surgical unit.
 El doctor García es el jefe del departamento de Hematología.
 Argentinajefe de servicio nm
 El jefe de servicio es el doctor Aznar, con él debes hablar por el asunto de la pasantía.
head doctor n slang (psychiatrist) España, famloquero nm
 That guy has mental problems - he needs to see a head doctor.
 ¿De qué te han servido tantos años de terapia con el loquero?
 Argentina, famdoctor del bocho nm
Note: bocho: (lunfardo) cabeza, sesera.
 Es una hipocondríaca, no precisa un médico clínico sino un doctor del bocho.
hospital doctor n medicinainterno
house doctor médico de familia n
junior doctor nmédico principiante nm
junior doctor nmédico residente nm
Juris Doctor n (lawyer's academic title)doctorado en Derecho nm
 He finished his Juris Doctor last year, and now he's practicing with a big firm.
 Terminó su doctorado en Derecho el año pasado, ahora está haciendo prácticas en un bufete muy importante.
just what the doctor ordered n figurative, informal ([sth] needed and welcomed)justo lo que necesitaba expr
 The team's first win in four matches was just what the doctor ordered.
 I was so hungry, and that meal was just what the doctor ordered.
 Una siesta es justo lo que necesitaba.
 figurativo, informaljusto lo que me/te/le recetó el doctor expr
 Ir de compras es justo lo que me recetó el doctor.
medical doctor ndoctor en medicina nm
orthopedic doctor, UK: orthopaedic doctor n US (specialist who treats bone deformities)ortopedista n
 médico ortopedista loc nom
play doctor jugar a médicos v
practicing doctor, UK: practising doctor n US (doctor who is currently working)médico en activo loc nom
 Is he still a practising doctor? I thought he'd retired years ago.
 ¿Todavía es médico en activo? Pensaba que se retiró hace años.
practising doctor, US: practicing doctor n UK (doctor who is currently working)médico en ejercicio nm
 Is he still a practicing doctor? I thought he had retired or been struck off.
 La certificación de la defunción debe hacerla un médico en ejercicio.
public health doctor médico de salud pública nmf
school doctor médico de escuela nm
ship’s doctor n náuticamédico de a bordo
witch doctor n (shaman, spiritual healer)chamán nm
 Europeans called native American healers "witch doctors" because they did not understand the culture.
 médico brujo nm
 curandero nm
 Chilemachi nf
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