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طبيب الرأس

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19:36 Feb 17, 2009
Arabic to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Arabic term or phrase: طبيب الرأس
طبيب الرأس
samo2009
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Summary of answers provided
5head and neck physiciannevine ibrahim
4 +1neurologist?
Mostafa MOUHIBE
5head doctor
Dr. Mohamed Elkhateeb
4head physician
Sayyed Soliman
3brain doctor
Abdelmonem Samir
Summary of reference entries provided
head physician / head doctor / cephalologistBubo Coromandus

Discussion entries: 1





  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
head physician


Explanation:
head physician

Sayyed Soliman
Egypt
Local time: 07:45
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  natasha stoyanova: head physician = chief doctor
17 mins

neutral  Steve Booth: this can give the meaning of senior doctor as well
11 hrs
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27 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
head doctor


Explanation:
head doctor

Dr. Mohamed Elkhateeb
Egypt
Local time: 07:45
Works in field
Native speaker of: Arabic

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Steve Booth: literally yes but this also gives the impression we are talking about the senior doctor in english
11 hrs
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
neurologist?


Explanation:
neurologist?

Mostafa MOUHIBE
Morocco
Local time: 06:45
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nadia Ayoub
0 min
  -> thans Nadia :)

neutral  Sarwat Ezzeldin: Neurology covers all parts of the body, it is the "wiring" that connects all parts of the body to the brain.
11 days
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12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
brain doctor


Explanation:
brain doctor or neurologist

A medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it.


    Reference: http://www.wordwebonline.com/en/BRAINDOCTOR
Abdelmonem Samir
Local time: 07:45
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
PRO pts in category: 8
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1 day18 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
head and neck physician


Explanation:
in general nasopharynx, oral cavity and sinuses are included in the diagnoses of the head area.

nevine ibrahim
United States
Local time: 01:45
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
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Reference comments


7 hrs
Reference: head physician / head doctor / cephalologist

Reference information:
head physician and head doctor are general terms, I would use one of those

cephalologist is a specialist term but is very rarely used:
•cephalologist-a person who studies the head
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_is_a_person_that_studies_the_h...

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Note added at 13 hrs (2009-02-18 09:24:18 GMT)
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to avoid confusion, better put "physician of the head/doctor of the head"

Bubo Coromandus
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this reference comment (and responses from the reference poster)
neutral  Steve Booth: head physician and head doctor can give the meaning of senior which would be misleading
4 hrs
  -> right, thanks for pointing it out!! so: "doctor of the head" / "physician of the head"
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