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attending

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adjective at·tend·ing \ə-ˈtend-iŋ\

Medical Definition of attending

  1. :  serving as a physician or surgeon on the staff of a hospital, regularly visiting and treating patients, and often supervising students, fellows, and the house staff <the final responsibility for adequate records rests upon the shoulders of the attending staff—Journal of the American Medical Association>




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attending

noun at·tend·ing

Medical Definition of attending

  1. :  an attending physician or surgeon <making decisions to operate with the consent of an attending—Don Gold>





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