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per diem

Latin, by day.

Hospital care
adjective Referring to the hospital practice of charging “daily” rates, where the expenses incurred on a daily basis are averaged over the entire hospital census.
 
Medical work
noun A temporary employee (e.g., a nurse) who receives a higher hourly salary, but does not get the benefits received by salaried employee—e.g., vacation and pension.
 
NIH-speak
noun A fixed allowance for daily payment of lodging, meals and related incidental expenses for NIH employees who are required to travel.

per diem

Latin, by day Hospital care adjective Referring to the hospital practice of charging 'daily' rates, where the expenses incurred on a daily basis are averaged over the entire hospital census noun A temporary employee–eg, a nurse, who receives a higher hourly salary, but does not get the benefits received by salaried employee–eg, vacation and pension
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