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RESIDENT PHYSICIAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does resident physician mean? 

RESIDENT PHYSICIAN (noun)
  The noun RESIDENT PHYSICIAN has 1 sense:

1. a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital

  Familiarity information: RESIDENT PHYSICIAN used as a noun is very rare.


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RESIDENT PHYSICIAN (noun)


Sense 1resident physician [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

house physician; resident physician; resident

Context example:

the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital

Hypernyms ("resident physician" is a kind of...):

doc; doctor; Dr.; MD; medico; physician (a licensed medical practitioner)


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