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1. an official keeper of records.
2. in British hospitals, a resident specialist who acts as assistant to the chief or attending specialist.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
An admitting officer in a hospital.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
An officer of the administrative division of a military hospital who is charged with preparing records and reports from sick and wounded personnel.
A junior doctor undergoing specialty training under the UK model of graduate medical education. Under the Modernising Medical Careers programme, juniors complete two years of general medical training—the so-called Foundation Years (FY1, FY2)—after which they compete for National Training Numbers (NTNs) and begin specialty training (as specialty registrars), often beginning in the 3rd year after graduating from medical school.
Registrar posts are often described by the year of specialist training expected of the appointee—e.g., year anaesthetic registrar SpR3 is a reasonably experienced anaesthetic trainee.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
registrarIn UK, a specialist in training for a medical consultancy who is above the level of Trainee or Senior House Officer, and below the level of Senior Registrar.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005