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the official title for a physician in prerevolutionary Russia. Toward the middle of the 19th century, the term “physician” (vrach) was introduced in the civil service (zemstvo and municipal); in the army, lekar’ was used on diplomas until 1917. Graduates of higher medical educational institutions have been accorded the title “physician” since 1918.

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