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registered nurse

noun

Simple Definition of registered nurse

  • : a nurse who has more training and experience than a licensed practical nurse and who has passed a special exam

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of registered nurse

  1. :  a graduate trained nurse who has been licensed by a state authority after qualifying for registration

1896

First Known Use of registered nurse

1896


Medical Dictionary

registered nurse

noun

Medical Definition of registered nurse

  1. :  a graduate trained nurse who has been licensed by a state authority after passing qualifying examinations for registration—called also RN




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