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practical nurse

noun

: a nurse who cares for sick people but does not have as much training or experience as a registered nurse

Full Definition of PRACTICAL NURSE

:  a nurse who cares for the sick professionally without having the training or experience required of a registered nurse; especially :  licensed practical nurse
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First Known Use of PRACTICAL NURSE

1921
Medical Dictionary

practical nurse

noun prac·ti·cal nurse \ˈprak-ti-kəl-\

Medical Definition of PRACTICAL NURSE

:  a nurse who cares for the sick professionally without having the training or experience required of a registered nurse; especially :  licensed practical nurse

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