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orderly/or·der·ly/ (or´der-le) an attendant in a hospital who works under the direction of a nurse.
orderlyadjective Neat, organised and, when pathologically so, compulsive.
noun A lower-echelon assistant or ancillary healthcare worker, who assists and takes orders from virtually everyone in the hospital except medical students.
orderlyadjective Neat, organized and, when pathologically so, compulsive noun An assistant or other health care worker who takes orders from virtually everyone in the hospital. Cf Scut-monkey.
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