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acting internship

A clinical rotation undertaken in a specific area of medicine—e.g., cardiology, infectious disease, emergency medicine—by a 4th-year medical student, which often indicates the student’s specialty interest.
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Acting internship, see there.
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(eks'tern?) [L. externus, outside]
A nonresident physician or medical student who assists in the medical and surgical care of patients. externship
See: intern
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