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medical examiner

 

Definition:

  1. a physician who examines a person and reports on that person's physical condition to the company or individual at whose request the examination was made.
  2. in states or municipalities where the office of coroner has been abolished, a physician appointed to investigate all cases of sudden, violent, or suspicious death.

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