locum tenency

locum tenency
locum tenency noun
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Main Entry:locum

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  • locum-tenency — locum te·nen·cy …   English syllables

  • locum-tenency — ˈtēnənsē, ˈtenə noun ( es) Etymology: Medieval Latin locum tenentia, from locum tenent , locum tenens + Latin ia y : the position or duties of a locum tenens …   Useful english dictionary

  • locum-tenency — lo·cum te·nen·cy .lō kəm tē nən sē, ten ən n, pl cies the position or duties of a locum tenens …   Medical dictionary

  • locum tenens — locum tenency /loh keuhm tee neuhn see, ten euhn /, n. /loh keuhm tee nenz, ten inz/, pl. locum tenentes /loh keuhm teuh nen teez/. Chiefly Brit. a temporary substitute, esp. for a doctor or member of the clergy. Also called locum. [1635 45; < ML …   Universalium

  • locum tenens — n. (pl. locum tenentes) a deputy acting esp. for a cleric or doctor. Derivatives: locum tenency n. Etymology: med.L, one holding a place: see LOCUS, TENANT …   Useful english dictionary

  • locumship — mˌship noun ( s) Etymology: locum + ship : locum tenency …   Useful english dictionary

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