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Mas·ter

(mas'tĕr),
Arthur M., U.S. physician, 1895-1973. See: Master test, Master two-step exercise test.

master

(mas′tĕr)
In robotic surgery, a device driven by the hand movements of the surgeon or interventionist. The movements of the master are mimicked, reduced, or refined by the surgical instrument (the "slave") in the operative field.

master

superior, overseer.

master problem list
see problem-oriented medical record.
References in classic literature ?
Mademoiselle Noemie glanced at the glowing splendor of the Venetian masterpiece and gave a little toss of her head.
Here, too, at an earlier period, he had studied the wonders of the human frame, and attempted to fathom the very process by which Nature assimilates all her precious influences from earth and air, and from the spiritual world, to create and foster man, her masterpiece.
She soon after left the studio, bearing with her, in her memory, the image of a man's head, as beauteous as that of the Endymion, a masterpiece of Girodet's which she had lately copied.
He looked at the workmanship; there was not one false stitch in the whole job; all was so neat and true, that it was quite a masterpiece.
He came curveting in here with his chest out and started to slate my masterpiece, so I naturally said, "What-ho
If they would only show you a masterpiece of art, or a venerable tomb, or a prison-house, or a battle-field, hallowed by touching memories or historical reminiscences, or grand traditions, and then step aside and hold still for ten minutes and let you think, it would not be so bad.
This masterpiece is best where no hands but nature's have been laid on it.
Imagine my surprise when he said it was a masterpiece, and offered me thirty thousand francs.
The little open-work rose window, pierced above the portal, was, in particular, a masterpiece of lightness and grace; one would have pronounced it a star of lace.
Philip began to read Murger's fascinating, ill-written, absurd masterpiece, and fell at once under its spell.
I'm not going to have my masterpiece thrown away on Freddy.
It was a masterpiece of villainy, and he carried it out like a master.