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Medical Term:

intern

Pronunciation: in'tern

Definition

An advanced student or recent graduate undertaking further education (usually the first postgraduate year) by assisting in the medical or surgical care of hospital patients, with supervision and instruction; formerly, one who resided within the institution.

Synonym(s): interne

[F. interne, inside]

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