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licensed practical nurse

noun

Simple Definition of licensed practical nurse

  • : a nurse who has completed a basic level of training and is licensed to provide routine care to sick people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of licensed practical nurse

  1. :  a person who has undergone training and obtained a license (as from a state) conferring authorization to provide routine care for the sick

1951

First Known Use of licensed practical nurse

1951


Medical Dictionary

licensed practical nurse

noun

Medical Definition of licensed practical nurse

  1. :  a person who has undergone training and obtained a license (as from a state) to provide routine care for the sick—called also LPN




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