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res·i·dent

(rez'i-dĕnt),
A house officer attached to a hospital for clinical training; formerly, one who actually resided in the hospital.
Synonym(s): resident physician
[L. resideo, to reside]

resident

/res·i·dent/ (rez´ĭ-dent)
2. being or pertaining to such a physician.

resident

(rĕz′ĭ-dənt, -dĕnt′)
n.
1. A physician receiving specialized clinical training in a hospital, usually after completing an internship.
2. A nonmigratory bird or other animal.
adj.
1. Dwelling in a particular place; residing: resident aliens.
2. Nonmigratory: resident fauna.

resident

[rez′idənt]
Etymology: L, residere, to remain
1 a physician in one of the postgraduate years of clinical training after the first, or internship, year. The length of residency varies according to the specialty. See also PGY.
2 a person who receives inpatient care in a long-term care facility.

resident

Registrar A physician who has completed medical school and internship, and is receiving training in a specialty. See Residency.

res·i·dent

(rez'i-dĕnt)
1. A house officer attached to a hospital for clinical training.
2. A patient residing in a health care facility.
[L. resideo, to reside]

res·i·dent

(rez'i-dĕnt)
A house officer attached to a hospital for clinical training.
Synonym(s): resident physician.
[L. resideo, to reside]

resident,

n a graduate and licensed dental professional or physician who has completed an internship and is serving in the hospital while pursuing advanced didactic and clinical studies in special disciplines of knowledge.

resident

a graduate and licensed veterinarian receiving training in a specialty in a hospital.
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