nightfloatGraduate education A house officer–HO on a dedicated night schedule who takes admissions for an on-call team after a certain hr–eg, midnight; the nightfloat's admission are transferred to another team in the morning. See Call schedule. See Circadian rhythm, Libby Zion, Sleep disorders.
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