resident physician

resident physician
a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital

the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital

Syn: ↑house physician, ↑resident
Hypernyms: ↑doctor, ↑doc, ↑physician, ↑MD, ↑Dr., ↑medico

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