physician office laboratory


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physician office laboratory

A diagnostic lab in a physician’s office with an abbreviated menu of tests that can be performed while the patient is in the office, so the physician can better manage the patient.

phy·si·cian of·fice lab·or·a·to·ry

(POL) (fi-zish'ŭn awf'is lab'ǒr-ă-tōr-ē)
Clinical laboratory located in a physician's office for on-site testing of specimens from patients seen by the physician.
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