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hospitalist

noun hos·pi·tal·ist \ˈhäs-(ˌ)pi-tə-list\

Definition of HOSPITALIST

:  a physician who specializes in treating hospitalized patients of other physicians in order to minimize the number of hospital visits by other physicians
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First Known Use of HOSPITALIST

1996
Medical Dictionary

hospitalist

noun hos·pi·tal·ist \ˈhäs-(ˌ)pit-əl-əst\

Medical Definition of HOSPITALIST

:  a physician who specializes in seeing and treating other physicians' hospitalized patients in order to minimize the number of hospital visits by the patients' regular physicians

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