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medical transcriptionist

Pronunciation: med'i-kal tran-skrip'shun-ist

Definition: One who performs machine transcription of physician-dictated medical reports concerning a patient's health care, which become part of the patient's permanent medical record; a certified medical transcriptionist (CMT) has satisfied the requirements for certification by the American Association for Medical Transcription.

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