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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.
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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 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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