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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: kri-den'shal-ing

Definition: A formal review of the qualifications of a health care provider who has applied to participate in a system or plan.

[credential, proof of authenticity, fr. Med. L. credentialis, fr. credo, to believe, + -ing]

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